vocab for plays

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sardonic

(adj) disdainfully or skeptically humorous derisively mimicking

manifold

(adj) many different, so called for many reasons

symbiosis

(n) a cooperative relationship

acrimonious

(adj) caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language or manner

quiescent

(adj) quiet, immobile, inactive, at rest

traipse

(v) walk or move warily or reluctantly

peripatetic

(n/adj) moving traveling from place to place; an (nomadic) itinerant

epicure

(n) a person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink

dilettante

(n) a superficial amateur

stymie

(v) to present an obstacle to, stand in the way of

tenable

(adj) capable of being held, maintained or defended, defensible, reasonable

lugubrious

(adj) mournful, indicating sorrow, often in a way that seems feigned, exaggerated or ridiculous; gloomy; dismal

savant

(n) a person of learning especially one with detailed knowledge in some specialized field

antipathy

(n) strong hostility or opposition toward somebody or something; somebody or something that causes anger, hostility, strong opposition, or disgust

remonstrate

(v) to present and urge reasons in opposition

hapless

(adj) having no luck, unfortunate

defenestrate

(v) to throw out of a window

agog

(adj) full of excitement or interest; in eager desire; eager, keen

aver

(v) to assert as true

abrogate

(v) repeal or do away with

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