World Lit Unit 29

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World Lit Unit 29
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  1. agape
    (adj): open-mouthed; surprised; agog
  2. (adj): open-mouthed; surprised; agog
    agape
  3. carcinogen
    (n): causing cancer
  4. (n): causing cancer
    carcinogen
  5. censure
    (v): to criticize sharply
  6. (v): to criticize sharply
    censure
  7. deride
    (v): to ridicule; to mock
  8. (v): to ridicule; to mock
    deride
  9. gambol
    (v): to frolic; to romp about playfully
  10. (v): to frolic; to romp about playfully
    gambol
  11. gibe
    (v): to scoff; to ridicule
  12. (v): to scoff; to ridicule
    gibe
  13. grotesque
    (adj): absurd; distorted
  14. (adj): absurd; distorted
    grotesque
  15. hackneyed
    (adj): commonplace; overused
  16. (adj): commonplace; overused
    hackneyed
  17. immolate
    (v): to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
  18. (v): to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
    immolate
  19. imperious
    (adj): domineering; haughty
  20. (adj): domineering; haughty
    imperious
  21. martinet
    (n): a strict disciplinarian; taskmaster
  22. (n): a strict disciplinarian; taskmaster
    martinet
  23. neologism
    (n): a new word or expression
  24. (n): a new word or expression
    neologism
  25. olfactory
    (adj): pertaining to smell
  26. (adj): pertaining to smell
    olfactory
  27. quagmire
    (n): a swamp; a difficult or inextricable situation
  28. (n): a swamp; a difficult or inextricable situation
    quagmire
  29. recondite
    (adj): difficult to understand; profound
  30. (adj): difficult to understand; profound
    recondite
  31. roots "ced" and "cess"
    means "to yield", "to stop," "to go"
  32. means "to yield", "to stop," "to go"
    roots "ced" and "cess"
  33. root "mot"
    means "to move"
  34. means "to move"
    root "mot"
  35. suffix -ive
    means "relating to" or "tending to"
  36. means "relating to" or "tending to"
    suffix -ive

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