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A Star is Born – Words

jumble: an untidy collection or pile of things.
tumble: a sudden or headlong fall.
hallucinogenic: (of a drug) causing hallucinations.
rag: a piece of old cloth, especially one torn from a larger piece, used typically for cleaning things.
sharpie: a sharp-prowed, flat-bottomed New England sailing boat, with one or two masts each rigged with a triangular sail. pen
liquor: alcoholic drink, especially distilled spirits.
cocktail: an alcoholic drink consisting of a spirit or several spirits mixed with other ingredients, such as fruit juice, lemonade, or cream.
wig: a covering for the head made of real or artificial hair, typically worn by people for adornment or by people trying to conceal their baldness or in England by judges and barristers in courts of law.
pecan: a smooth brown nut with an edible kernel similar to a walnut.
chorus: a large organized group of singers, especially one that performs together with an orchestra or opera company.
wedge: a piece of wood, metal, or some other material having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them.
crooner: a singer, typically a male one, who sings sentimental songs in a soft, low voice.
curb: a stone or concrete edging to a street or path(n), restrain or keep in check (v)
vinyl: synthetic resin or plastic consisting of polyvinyl chloride or a related polymer, used especially for wallpapers and other covering materials and for phonograph records.
tinnitus: ringing or buzzing in the ears.
deed: an action that is performed intentionally or consciously.
booze: alcohol, especially hard liquor.
duet: a performance by two people, especially singers, instrumentalists, or dancers.
pond: a small body of still water formed naturally or by hollowing or embanking.
triage: (in medical use) the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties.
derail: cause (a train or trolley car) to leave its tracks accidentally.
soothe: gently calm (a person or their feelings).

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