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Tank

Slang; to drop precipitously in price.
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We learn of Mommy (dearest), a psychotic housewife; Maggie, her daughter infected with grim fairytales of pills and "not nice" boys; and Malachi, a cultural agent holding up signs of disaster as Mommy and her unfortunate daughter speed in tanklike SUVs (that Daddy builds) down American highways.
BY THE turn of the millennium Volvo had fully cast off the shadow of the safe, boxy tanklike cars that had made the company's name in the sixties, seventies and eighties.
He heads into the ballroom to watch the top class of marquee competitors and support his friend--a tanklike Nigerian in a green velvet G-string named Moses Ajala.
The Bat-Pod is an impossible new fighting vehicle for those times when even millionaire Bruce Wayne feels it's not worth fueling up the tanklike Batmobile.
PARALLAX Like the tanklike Sno-Cat that's been stylishly retrofitted with plush seats, the midmountain restaurant at McCoy Station transforms itself from a chili-and-fries ski lodge into a candlelit enclave with white tablecloths and five-course meals.
In recent years, we as a community have also been witness to the shameful sight of peaceful protesters violently treated by police in riot gear, and to the chilling scene of the Whiteaker neighborhood being invaded by a tanklike vehicle and its residents hauled from their beds in their underwear, with bags on their heads like abused prisoners of war.