World Lit Unit 26

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  1. bowdlerize
    (v.): to remove offensive passage of a play, novel, etc.
  2. (v.): to remove offensive passage of a play, novel, etc.
    bowdlerize
  3. carnal
    (adj.): relating to physical appetite, especially sexual
  4. (adj.): relating to physical appetite, especially sexual
    carnal
  5. deference
    (n.): respect; consideration
  6. (n.): respect; consideration
    deference
  7. ebullient
    (adj.): enthusiastic
  8. (adj.): enthusiastic
    ebullient
  9. elegy
    (n.): a sad or mournful poem
  10. (n.): a sad or mournful poem
    elegy
  11. fop
    (n.): an excessively fashion-conscious man
  12. (n.): an excessively fashion-conscious man
    fop
  13. impair
    (v.): to weaken; to cause to become worse
  14. (v.): to weaken; to cause to become worse
    impair
  15. imprecation
    (n.): a curse
  16. (n.): a curse
    imprecation
  17. nebulous
    (adj.): hazy; vague; uncertain
  18. (adj.): hazy; vague; uncertain
    nebulous
  19. non sequitur
    (n.): something that does not logically follow
  20. (n.): something that does not logically follow
    non sequitur
  21. panegyric
    (n.): an expression of praise
  22. (n.): an expression of praise
    panegyric
  23. pedantic
    (adj.): tending to show off one's learning
  24. (adj.): tending to show off one's learning
    pedantic
  25. quandary
    (n.): a puzzling situation; a dilemma
  26. (n.): a puzzling situation; a dilemma
    quandary
  27. rakish
    (adj.): dashingly stylish and confident
  28. (adj.): dashingly stylish and confident
    rakish
  29. sanguine
    (adj.): cheerful; optimistic
  30. (adj.): cheerful; optimistic
    sanguine
  31. root petr
    means "stone"
  32. means "stone"
    root petr
  33. root glyph
    means "to carve"
  34. means "to carve"
    root glyph
  35. suffix id
    means "tending to"
  36. means "tending to"
    suffix id

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