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Anthology

a book which is a collection of poems or stories

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Chicanery

trickery

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Dilettante

person who dabbles in a subject without serious study

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Fatuous

silly; foolish

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Inductee

novice; beginner

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Manipulatable

influenceable; controllable

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Parched

dried up

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Profane

unholy

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Serene

calm; peaceful

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Upshot

outcome

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Anthropocentrism

putting man at the center of one's philosophy

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Chimerical

changeable; unstable

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Diligent

hard-working

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Feasible

possible and practicable

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Indulgent

pampering; satisfying desires

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Marred

damaged; spoiled

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Pariah

an outcast from society

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Profanity

swearing; cursing

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Serrated

jagged; saw-like

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Urbane

sophisticated; suave