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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