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parlance
used in Lucky by Sebold

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a special vocabulary or manner of speaking that is used by members of a group
  • When he pressured me, I explained myself like this: I did not feel adamant about saying no, but I also didn't feel adamant about saying yes, so until I felt strongly one way or another, I'd stick with no. By seventeen, in our senior year, Steve had moved on to a girl who would, in the parlance of high school, "put out."
    Chapter Five (87% in)

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