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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates.

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  • As much as possible, the underachiever should be an eager or at least willing participant in tutoring.
  • After that, the teachers end up having to call the underachiever up to their desks so they can sign the book.
  • The game, while big and fun, is at its core a love ballad to the underachiever, which is what our hero, Cole McGrath, is.
  • If the underachiever were a mixed drink, he would be a dry martini, one part obscurity (vermouth), and three parts unhappiness (gin). for more
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