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Asetic

Practicing severe self discipline

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Beleaguered

Lay siege to,be set with difficulties.

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Fanatic

To have excessive zeal/ excitement

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Remorse

Deep regret or guilt

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Ruse

A trick

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Silhouetted

Dark shape against light outline

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Bludgeon

Thick stick with heavy end

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Despairingly

Hopelessness

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Modesty

Not revealing

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Monotony

Repetitive

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Nourishment

Food or other substances necessary for growth.

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Pandemonium

Wild,noisey

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Succession

Putting things in order

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Bravado

False show of courage or defiance

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Degradation

Humiliation

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Exuberance

Condition of unrestrained joy

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Futile

Having no useful result

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Impotent

Powerless

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Nostalgia

a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.

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Ostensibly

apparently or purportedly, but perhaps not actually.

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Perverse

Stubbornly contrary

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Poignantly

Profoundly moving matter

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Centrubution

Something given in repayment usually as a punishment

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Squalor

Filthy condition

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Stoicism

Pain with no complain

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Doggedness

Persistence, stubborness

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Evanesce

Vanish fade away

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Exotic

Excitingly strange

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Heresy

Action or opinion which is different of what is right.

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Imminent

About to occur

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Infallibility

In ability to make errors

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Precariously

Insecurely; in a dangrous way

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Reiterate

To repeat

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Symbolizm

Ordinary object or event that has a deeper meaning.

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Allegory

Characters, settings, or actions that represent something actually going on in the outside world.

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Setting

Where and when a story takes place

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Character

Process of building a person or nonperson out of words.

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Tone

Attitude of the speaker

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Voice

Writes use of language or overall style

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Irony

Describes the difference between what we expect or what seems suitable and what actually happens

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Ambiguity

Let's reader determine the ending

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Ralph

Good dies

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Piggy

Reason

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Roger

Brute force

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Simon

Jesus like

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Jack

Rebel