The Catcher in the Rye

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Anomalous

Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.

Exacerbate

To increase the severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate.

Recluse

A person who withdraws from the world in order to live alone (in seclusion).

Ostracize

To exclude from a group.

Incognito

With one's identity disguised or concealed (so that one cannot be recognized).

Unwieldy

Moved or managed with difficulty, as from great size or awkward shape.

Ubiquitous

Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent.

Transitory

Existing for a very short time only.

Surrogate

One who or that which is substituted for or appointed to act in place of another. (Surrogate mother)

Subversive

Intended on overthrowing or undermining (often done to an established government); rebellious, with intent to harm.

Filial

Of or befitting a son or daughter.

Anachronism

Something out of its proper time.

Sardonic

Scornfully or cynically mocking; cruelly sarcastic.

Dilettante

A superficial amateur.

Perfunctory

Lacking in enthusiasm.

Surmise

To guess at based on evidence.

Sophomoric

Immature and Childish.

Exorbitant

Going beyond usual and proper limits (usually with money and amounts).

Pugnacious

Quarrelsome; tending to fight or argue a lot.

Adversity

Difficulty; hardship; misfortune.

Circuitous

Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course, to get somewhere literally or figuratively.

Digress

To stray off topic in writing or conversation.

Serendipitous

Making a fortunate discovery by accident.

Empathy

Identification with and understanding of another's situation, emotions, and motives.

Precocious

Talented beyond one's age.

Deleterious

Harmful; injurious.

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