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29 terms

Catcher In the Rye I

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innumerable
incapable of being counted
scrawny
excessively thin or lean
grippe
the flu
chiffonier
a tall elegant chest of drawers
foils
fencing swords
sadist
one who enjoys causing pain
falsetto
high pitched male singing voice
exhibitionist
one who shows their feelings openly
qualms
uneasyness, misgivving, or doubt
ostracize
to punish, usually by not speaking to
unscrupulous
dishonest; not guided or controlled by moral principles
hound's tooth
a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used in fabrics
gore
carnage as a result of a wound
tiff
a quarrel about petty points
Gladstones
expensive suitcase
lavish
extravagant
conscientious
thoughtful or careful; guided by one's conscience
rostrum
raised platform for speech-making
psychoanalysis
analysis of the mind; method for treating some mental disorders
pacifist
someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
incognito
in disguise
pervert
a person who deviates from acceptable behavior, usually sexually
psychic
a person sensitive to forces beyond normal perception
putrid
extremely foul smelling
verification
confirmation that something is true
immaterial
unimportant
suave
having a sophisticated charm
sterling
genuine, excellent
crocked
very drunk