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11 terms

Vocab 7-2

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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