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AP Lang Lesson Four

Celibate Abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
Fortuitous Happening by chance or accident
Recapitulate To summarize; To repeat briefly
Perfunctory Done without care; In a routine fashion
Baroque Overly decorated
Hedonism Pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses
Obloquy Strong disapproval; A bad reputation resulting from public criticism
Debacle A complete failure; A total collapse
Quasi- Resembling; Seeming; Half
Besmirch To make dirty; To stain
Imperative Extremely necessary; Vitally important
Sacrosanct Extremely holy
Sadistic Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others
Demeanor Behavior; Manner of conducting oneself
Facetious Comical; Jocular; Flippant
Created by: Allofakind
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