Catcher in the Rye List One

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splendid

: illustrious, grand
a : excellent <a "" opportunity>
b : being out of the ordinary : singular

ostracize

: to exile
: to exclude from a group by common consent

ratty

: shabby, unkempt

according

: in conformity with
: as stated or attested by
: depending on

privilege

a right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor : prerogative; especially : such a right or immunity attached specifically to a position or an office

innumerable

too many to be numbered : countless; also : very many

sarcastic

: having the character of a mode of satirical wit depending for its effect on bitter, caustic, and often ironic language that is usually directed against an individual<"" criticism>
: given to the use of ""m: caustic

qualms

a sudden access of usually disturbing emotion (as doubt or fear)
: a feeling of uneasiness about a point especially of conscience or propriety

grippe

flu

corny

mawkishly old-fashioned : tiresomely simple and sentimental <told ""jokes>

crude

marked by the primitive, gross, or elemental or by uncultivated simplicity or vulgarity

rostrum

an ancient Roman platform for public orators
b : a stage for public speaking
c : a raised platform on a stage

compulsory

mandatory, enforced <"" retirement>
: coercive, compelling

chiffonier

a high narrow chest of drawers

sadistic

a sexual perversion in which gratification is obtained by the infliction of physical or mental pain on others (as on a love object) — compare masochism
a : delight in cruelty
b : excessive cruelty

falsetto

: an artificially high voice; especially : an artificially produced singing voice that overlaps and extends above the range of the full voice especially of a tenor

exhibitionist

person who does a perversion in which sexual gratification is obtained from the indecent exposure of one's genitals (as to a stranger)
* the act or practice of behaving so as to attract attention to oneself

liberate

to free from combination ;
to set at liberty : free; specifically : to free (as a country) from domination by a foreign power

fiend

a person extremely devoted to a pursuit or study : fanatic <a golf "">
: addict <a dope "">
: wizard <a ""at mathematics>

monotonous

uttered or sounded in one unvarying tone : marked by a sameness of pitch and intensity
: tediously uniform or unvarying

psychoanalyze

to treat by means of a method of analyzing psychic phenomena and treating emotional disorders that involves treatment sessions during which the patient is encouraged to talk freely about personal experiences and especially about early childhood and dreams

unscrupulous

not scrupulous : unprincipled

pacifist

strongly and actively opposed to conflict and especially war

fiend

addict

unanimous

formed with or indicating unanimity : having the agreement and consent of all

distinguished

marked by eminence, distinction, or excellence
: befitting an eminent person <a "" setting>

hysterics

a fit of uncontrollable laughter or crying

anxious

characterized by extreme uneasiness of mind or brooding fear about some contingency : worried

peculiar

different from the usual or normal:
a : special, particular
b : odd, curious
c : eccentric, queer

immaterial

(adj) not consisting of matter, nonessential, inconsequential

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