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Definition of disparaging

Belittling or insulting

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Definition of bourgeois

Middle class and materialistic

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Definition of ostentatious

Pretentious/showing off

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Definition of avarice

Extreme greed for wealth or material gain

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Definition of tacit

Understood or implied without being said

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Definition of spectral

Ghostly

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Machiavellian definition

Being funny, evil and sly

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Catharsis

The processing of releasing and thereby providing relief form, strong or repressed emotions- especially fear or pity

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Definition of charactonym

Giving a character a name that reflects their personality or appearance