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Lesson 8 Words

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Deride
To ridicule; to mock
Censure
To criticize sharply
Gambol
To frolic; to romp about playfully
Immolate
To kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire.
Recondite
Difficult to understand; profound.
Martinet
A strict disciplinarian; taskmaster
Quagmire
a swamp; a difficult or inextricable situation
Gibe
To scoff; to ridicule
Agape
open-mouthed; surprised; agog
Carcinogen
Causing cancer
Olfactory
Pertaining to smell
Imperious
Domineering; haughty
Grotesque
Absurd; Distorted
Neologism
A new word or expression
Hackneyed
Commonplace; overused