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Censor-verb
examine (a book, movie, etc.) officially and suppress unacceptable parts of it
Clandestine-adjective
kept secret or done secretively, esp. because illicit
Coquetry-noun
flirtatious behavior or a flirtatious manner.
Despondency-noun
a state of low spirits caused by loss of hope or courage
Disdainful-adjective
showing contempt or lack of respect
Fascist-noun
an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.
Fatalistic-noun
the belief that all events are predetermined and therefore inevitable.
Fatuous-adjective
silly and pointless
Frank-adjective
open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, esp. when dealing with unpalatable matters
Impertinent-adjective
1 not showing proper respect; rude
Pedantic-adjective
Pedant--a person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.
Propaganda-noun
information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view
Scapegoat-noun, verb
a person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, esp. for reasons of expediency.
Scoff-verb
speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way
Torrent-noun
a strong and fast-moving stream of water or other liquid