Lesson Eight

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jccarrion7
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275232
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Lesson Eight
Updated:
2014-05-24 13:22:57
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  1. to ridicule; to mock
    deride
  2. to criticize sharply
    censure
  3. to frolic; to romp about playfully
    gambol
  4. to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
    immolate
  5. difficult to understand; profound
    recondite
  6. a strict disciplinarian; taskmaker
    martinet
  7. a swamp; a difficult or inextricable situation
    quagmire
  8. to scoff; to ridicule
    gibe
  9. open-mouthed; surprised; agog
    agape
  10. causing cancer
    carcinogen
  11. pertaining to smell
    olfactory
  12. domineering; haughty
    imperious
  13. absurd; distorted
    grotesque
  14. a new word or expression
    neologism
  15. commonplace; overused
    hackneyed

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