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Curtail
shorten reduce lessen
travesty
ridiculous imatation
scruple
doubt or uneasiness as to what is right or proper
havoc
great destructuion of confusion
mentor
wise trusted teacher or conselor
haggard
looking worn and tired
utopian
characteristic of an ideal society; visionary
mercurial
changeable; unpredictaable ;lively
diffidnet
lakcing self-confidence timid unassertive
hypocrisy
pretending to be what one is not, espiecally to have feelings beliefs or virtues that oen does not have
abridge
to reduce the length of a writtne text condense
truncate
to shorten by or as if by cutting off
parody
a literary or artistic work that imitates the charahcteristic style of an author or a work for comic effort of ridiclue
compunction
a strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt
calamity
an event that brings terrible loss lasting distress or severe affliction a disaster
pedagogue
a schoolteahcer an educator one who instructs in a pedantic or dogamtic manner
gaunt
thin and bony angular emaciated and haggard drawn
idealistic
relating to or having the nature of an idealist or idealism
volatile
tending to violence explosive
self-effacing
not drawing attention to onesefl modest
duplicities
deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech an instance of deliberate deceptevness double dealing twofold
sanctimony
feigned piety or righteousness; hypocriticla devoutness or high mindedness