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  1. exhibitionist
    noun, a person who behaves in ways intended to attract attention. | All I need is an audience. I'm an exhibitionist. (p. 29)
  2. unscrupulous
    adjective, a lack of moral standards to guide one's decisions. | I've double dated with that bastard a couple of times and I know what I'm talking about. He was unscrupulous. (p. 40)
  3. pacifist
    noun, a person opposed to war of violence of any kind. | I'm not too tough. I'm a pacifist, if you want to know the truth. (p. 46.)
  4. conscientious
    adjective, honest, devoted, dedicated, just. | Some of the faculty are pretty conscientious. (p. 55)
  5. unanimous
    adjective, in compete agreement, of one mind. | I mean he was the unanimous choice. (56)
  6. incognito
    adjective, having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, esp. to avoid notice. | I might run into some acquaintances of mine. "I'm traveling incognito," I said. (p. 60)
  7. hysterics
    noun, a fit of uncontrollable laughter or weeping, hysterical. | The other two girls nearly had hysterics when we did. (p. 70)
  8. capacity
    noun, the ability to receive or contain. | I'd only had three drinks at Ernie's, and I didn't even finish the last one. One thing I have, it's a terrific capacity. (p. 90)
  9. charitable
    adjective, generous in donations or gifts to relieve the needs of others. | My aunt's pretty charitable- she does a lot of Red Cross work and all- but she's very well-dressed and all, and when she does anything charitable she's always very well- dressed and has lipstick on and all that crap. (p. 114)
  10. blasé
    adjective, indifferent to or bored with life, unimpressed. He was with some gorgeous blond, and the two of them were trying to be veryblasé and all, like as if he didn't know people were looking at him. (p. 126)
  11. nauseating
    adjective, causing sickness to the stomach, nauseous, contempt, disgust. | You'd of thought they'd taken baths in the same bathtub or something when they were little kids. Old buddyroos. It was nauseating. (p. 127)
  12. clique
    oun, a small, exclusive group of people. | "It's full of phonies, and all you do is study so you can learn enough to be smart enough to be able to buy a goddam Cadillac some day, and you have to keep making believe you give a damn if the football team loses, and all you do is talk about girls and liquor and sex all day, and everybody sticks together in these dirty little goddam cliques." (p. 131)
  13. inferiority
    adjective, lower in place or position, less important or valuable, inferior. | His name was Bob Robertson and he really had an inferiority complex. (p. 138)
  14. putrid
    adjective, in a state of foul decay, very low quality, rotten. | It was so putrid I couldn't take my eyes off it. (p. 138)
  15. digression
    noun, a passage or section that deviates from the central theme of a speech or writing, aside, off-topic. | "He didn't stick to the point too much, and they were always yelling 'Digression!' at him." (p. 183)

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