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view main entry for unfamiliar adjective  /ˌʌnfəˈmɪljə(r)/
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  /ˌʌnfəˌmɪliˈærəti/ noun [uncountable]
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mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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moving with rhythm, together as one

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