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21 Words Only “Hunger Games” Fans Really Understand

It's about time mockingjay was added to the dictionary.

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1. Tribute

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What it usually means: An act or gift intended to show gratitude.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: A child who forcibly or voluntarily entered into a battle to the death.

2. Games

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What it usually means: An enjoyable activity you do with friends and family.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: A terrible activity that no one in their right mind would find enjoyable.

4. Arena

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What it usually means: An area surrounded by seats so people can watch performances.

What it manes to Hunger Games fans: That place where tributes are sent to die.

5. Cornucopia

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What it usually means: An ornamental container filled with good things, commonly used during Thanksgiving.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: A BLOODBATH THAT YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY NOT RUN TOWARDS!

7. Primrose

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What it usually means: A European plant that produces yellow flowers.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: Katniss' little sister that didn't deserve everything Suzanne Collins put her through!!

8. The Capitol

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What it usually means: A building where a legislature meets.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: A city filled with people dressed like Lady Gaga but more extravagant.

11. Snow

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What it usually means: A nice, white form of precipitation that occurs in the winter.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: A totalitarian dictator who's literally the worst in every possible way.

14. Rue

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What it usually means: To bitterly regret.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: The District 11 tribute who befriended Katniss and would still be alive if it wasn't for Prez Snow.

16. Engagement

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What it usually means: A happy time when a couple prepares for their wedding.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: A way to appease Prez Snow and stop him from killing people.

18. Berries

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What it usually means: A delicious fruit.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: Could be delicious fruit, unless it's nightlock, in which case, DON'T EAT THEM PEETA!

19. Crane

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What it usually means: A tall, long-legged bird.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: That guy with the cool facial hair that made Katniss' life in the 74th Games hell.

20. Coin

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What it usually means: A round piece of metal used as currency.

What it means to Hunger Games fans: That power-hungery lady who caused just as many problems as she solved.

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