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digression
straying from main point
contemptuous
feeling hatred; scornful
witty
amusing; clever
profuse
produced or growing in extreme abundance
imparting
To tell or make known.
aberration
a disorder in one's mental state
idealism
impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are
introspection
a method of self-observation in which participants report their thoughts and feelings
coarse
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
dismissive
showing indifference or disregard
paucity
smallness in number; scarcity
prose
ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter; referring to speech or writing other than verse
idiosyncratic
quirky; eccentric; unique to an individual
reminiscence
the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
treatise
a formal and systematic exposition in writing of the principles of a subject, generally longer and more detailed than an essay.