Power plus book 3 lesson 8

vocab, root, suffix, prefix
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to ridicule; to mock
deride
to criticize sharply
censure
to frolic; to romp about playfully
gambol
to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
immolate
difficult to understand; profound
recondite
a strict disciplinarian; taskmaster
martinet
a swamp; a difficult or inextricable situation
quagmire
to scoff, to ridicule
gibe
open-mouthed, surprised, agog
agape
a substance that causes cancer
carcinogen
pertaining to smell
olfactory
domineering; haughty
imperious
absurd; distorted
grotesque
a new word or expression
neologism
commonplace; overused
hackneyed