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21 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Action Movies

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4. Quip

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What it usually means: A moderately clever witticism.

What it means in an action movie: An overwhelmingly cool one-liner that either precedes or follows a villain's demise.

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10. Nickname

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What it usually means: Some play on your actual name given to you by close friends or family.

What it means in an action movie: Any one of the animal kingdom's top predators.

11. High Stakes

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What it usually means: Occasionally, your games of online poker.

What it means in an action movie: Everything is on the line and literally nothing is safe.

12. Attitude

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What it usually means: A quality that usually doesn't mesh well with others.

What it means in an action movie: A blank-faced, totally nondescript degree of coolness.

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13. Justice

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What it usually means: When a court of law passes down a sentence.

What it means in an action movie: A beat-down of unreasonable proportions dished out by a very dangerous and driven individual.

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18. Scar

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What it usually means: The mark left on your body after an appendix removal.

What it means in an action movie: A badge of fucking honor.