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micturate
(v) to urinate
Conflagrate
(v) cause to start burning
Caprice/Capricious
(n/adj.) an impulsive change of mind, sudden desire
Epistollary*

*extra credit*
of or relating to letters
extricate
(trans.vb.)to release form an entanglement/danger
Expropriate
(trans.vb.)
1. to deprive of possesiom
2. to transfer (the property of another) to oneself (like stealing)
Extrapolate
(vb) to make a generalization based on a particular (like stereotyping)
Jingoism
(noun) extreme nationalism characterized especially by a belligerent foreign policy; partiotism
Avatar
(noun) an embodiment as of a quality or concept
Lascivious
(adj.)
1. given to overpresisng lust; lecherous
2. exciting sexual desires
Lecherous
(adj.) given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity
Anhedonia/Hedonist*

*extra credit*
(nouns)
1. a pleasure seeker
2. absence of pleasure from acts that one once found pleasurable
Sublime
(adj.) majestic or scary and beautiful at the same time (ex. glaciers in Frankenstein)
Precipitious
(adj) extremely steep
Countenance
(noun) facial features/expression
Hubris
(noun) overbearing pride
Exacerbate
(trans.vb.) to increase the violence, bitterness, or severity of
Immutable
(adj.)not subject to change in form, quality or nature
Temperment
default mood
Monomaniacal
(noun) pathological obsession w/one idea or subject