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Flashcards in List 40 Deck (15):
1

protagonist

leading person

2

maladroit

clumsy

3

stoicism

indifference to sensation

4

sarcophagus

stone coffin

5

ignominious

disgraceful

6

surrealistic

unrealistically imaginary

7

analects

selected writings

8

expository

explanatory

9

exegenesis

critical interpretation

10

magnum opus

great work

11

moribund

dying

12

supercilious

scornful

13

diction

word choice

14

emissary

messenger

15

valediction

farewell speech