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Mirage
Noun

Illusion, something falsely believed to exist

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Laudable
Adj.

Deserving praise, praiseworthy

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Avert
Action verb

Prevent, turn away to avoid

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Enigma
Noun

Something unexplained, puzzle, mystery

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Tantamount
Adj.

Having the same meaning or effect, equivalent, equal.

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Anachronism
Noun

Something happening or existing out of its proper (usually earlier) time period

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Altruistic
Adj.

Unselfish, concerned about the welfare of others

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Anthology
Noun
Lit-bricks

Collection of literacy works

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Satire
Noun

Ridicule of some human folly or vice; a book.

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Affluent
Adj.

Wealthy, rich