World Lit Unit 25

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  1. 1. baroque
    (adj.): overly decorated
  2. (adj.): overly decorated
    1. baroque
  3. 2. besmirch
    (v.): to make dirty; to stain
  4. (v.): to make dirty; to stain
    2. besmirch
  5. 3. celibate
    (adj.): abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
  6. (adj.): abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
    3. celibate
  7. 4. debacle
    (n.): a complete failure; a total challenge
  8. (n.): a complete failure; a total challenge
    4. debacle
  9. 5. demeanor
    (n.): behavior; manner of conducting oneself
  10. (n.): behavior; manner of conducting oneself
    5. demeanor
  11. 6. facetious
    (adj.): comical; jocular; flippant
  12. (adj.): comical; jocular; flippant
    6. facetious
  13. 7. fortuitous
    (adj.): happening by chance or accident
  14. (adj.): happening by chance or accident
    7. fortuitous
  15. 8. hedonism
    (n.): pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses
  16. (n.): pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses
    8. hedonism
  17. 9. imperative
    (adj.): extremely necessary; vitally important
  18. (adj.): extremely necessary; vitally important
    9. imperative
  19. 10. obloquy
    • (n.): strong disapproval; a bad reputation resulting
    • from public criticism
  20. (n.): strong disapproval; a bad reputation resulting
    • from public criticism
    • 10. obloquy
  21. 11. perfunctory
    (adj.): done without care; in a routine fashion
  22. (adj.): done without care; in a routine fashion
    11. perfunctory
  23. 12. quasi-
    (adj.): resembling; seeming; half
  24. (adj.): resembling; seeming; half
    12. quasi-
  25. 13. recapitulate
    (v.): to summarize; to repeat briefly
  26. (v.): to summarize; to repeat briefly
    13. recapitulate
  27. 14. sacrosanct
    (adj.): extremely holy
  28. (adj.): extremely holy
    14. sacrosanct
  29. 15. sadistic
    (adj.): deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others
  30. (adj.): deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others
    15. sadistic
  31. root clin
    means “to lean” or “to bend.”
  32. means “to lean” or “to bend.”
    root clin
  33. root hyper
    means “excessive.”
  34. means “excessive.”
    root hyper
  35. prefix im
    means “into.”
  36. means “into.”
    prefix im

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