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Xenophobia
fear of foreigners (noun)
Irony
outcome of events that is contrary to what would be expected, usually in a hurtful, tragic way (noun)
Decadent
characterized by corruption or decay (adj)
Tenuous
not capable of being defended (adj)
Altruistic
completely unselfish; selfless (adj)
Amoral
having no sense of morality, right or wrong (adj)
Provincial
ignorant; poorly educated; lacking knowledge outside of one's little village, environment (adj)
Ostentatious
gaudy; flaunting; showy display of wealth and power (adj)
Apocryphal
not accepted as genuine (adj)
Iconoclast
a person who enjoys ridiculing or disproving cherish beliefs (noun)
Epiphany
life changing moment of discovery or insight (noun)
Volatile
a very tense situation that is likely to become violent (adj)