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the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
not planned, just done on a needly basis
a source of harm or ruin
the sudden appearance of a silly idea or event in a book, movie discussion, etc., that is serious in tone
difficult or irritating to deal with
the application of general ethical principles to particular cases of conscience or conduct.
in fact; in reality
the act of preying upon or plundering; robbery; ravage.
the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes ofanother.
anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign:
the doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the highest good.
below average; subpar
not satisfied or content with currently prevailing conditions or circumstances.
sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding:
favoritism for one's family
a person who caters to or profits from the weaknesses or vices of others.
a small sin or offense
piece de resistance
the main dish or attraction; the centerpiece
to send back
a group of symptoms that together are characteristic of a specific disorder,disease, or the like.