21 terms

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Vanity
feelings of excessive pride
hypocrisy
an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
crude
rude; lacking refinement
contemptuous
feeling hatred; scornful
didactic
instructive (especially excessively)
nostalgic
unhappy at being away and longing for familiar things or persons
fallacy
a false notion
bolsters
cushion, pad
devout
very religious
skepticism
the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
digression
a message that departs from the main subject
hypercritical
overcritical
tactful
skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite
rigorous
severe; relentless; harsh
sentimentality
extravagant or affected feeling or emotion
antithesis
the direct opposite
perils
dangers or risks
ancedote
short account of an event
impermanence
The idea that all things have and end and everything is temporary
uniqueness
the quality of being without equal; individuality
antagonism
hatred or hostility