Lit voc

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Lit voc
2012-01-16 20:57:06

short story
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  1. Patron
    someone who supports or champions something
  2. Confectionery
    a confectioner’s shop; sells candy and other sweets considered collectively
  3. Scoundrel
    a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
  4. Tedious – long and tiresome
    long and tiresome
  5. Martyr
    a person who undergoes sever or constant suffering
  6. Scrutinize
    to examine in detail with careful or critical attention
  7. Galvanically
    stimulating, energizing
  8. Mimicking
    to imitate or copy in action, speech, etc. often playing or teasing
  9. Hypocrisy
    a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principals
  10. Divan
    a sofa or couch, usually without arms or back, often usable as a bed
  11. Immaculate
    extremely clean or neat, spotlessly clean
  12. Insufferable
    intolerable, unbearable
  13. Deceit
    to trick or deceive someone, to lie
  14. Picturesquely
    visually charming or quaint, as if resembling or suitable for a painting
  15. Emancipated
    to free from restraint, influence, or the like, to free (a slave) from bondage
  16. Quibble
    to use unclear expressions or ambiguous definitions, several meanings
  17. Preach
    to proclaim or make known by sermon
  18. Glisten
    to reflect a sparkling light
  19. Distort
    to twist awry or out of shape
  20. Bestow
    to present as a gift, to give or confer