Vocab 7-2

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11 terms

abridge

to shorten without losing the sense

truncate

to shorten by cutting off an end

parody

an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect

compunction

a feeling of guilt

pedagogue

a teacher (often strict)

gaunt

lean and haggard

idealistic

unrealistic and pursuing ideals

inflammatory

arousing or intended to arouse angry or violent feelings

duplicity

deceitful or double-dealing

sanctimony

affected or hypocritical holiness

self-effacing

not claiming attention for oneself; modest

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