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jubilation

rejoicing

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loathe

detest

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meager

scanty; inadequate

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mote

small speck

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nuance

shade of difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction

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ostensible

apparent; professed

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pedagogy

teaching; art of education

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pilfer

to take another's property without permission

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precipitous

steep; overhasty

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prompt

to inspire; strongly encourage; incite

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queasy

easily nauseated; squeamish

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reconnaissance

survey of enemy by soldiers

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repulse

to send back, to reject

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sacrosanct

most sacred; inviolable

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shambles

wreck; mess

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squander

waster

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subversive

destructive

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temperate

self-controlled, restrained

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transient

momentary; temporary

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unkempt

disheveled

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mudslinging

the act of publicly saying false things about someone

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mindful

aware of something

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foreshadow

to give a suggestion of

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fluster

to make nervous and confused

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chronicle

history

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epic

a long poem that tells the story of a hero's adventures

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credence

belief that something is true

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plausible

possibly true; believable or realistic

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derive

to come from something

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deduction

the act or process of deducing something