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Celibate
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
Fortuitous
happening by chance or accident

syn: accidental; unexpected
ant: premeditated; intentional
Recapitulate
to summarize; to repeat briefly
Perfunctory
done without care; in a routine fashion

syn: indifferent; offhand
ant: diligent; attentive
Baroque
overly decorated

syn: ornate
ant: simple
Hedonism
pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses
Obloquy
strong dissapproval; a bad reputation resulting from public criticism

syn: censure; rebuke
ant: acclaim; praise
Debacle
a complete failure; a total collapse

syn: calamity; catastrophe
ant: success; triumph
Quasi-
resembling; seeming; half
Besmirch
to make dirty; to stain

syn: soil; sully; smear
ant: cleanse
Imperative
extremely necessary; vitally important
Sacrosanct
extremely holy

syn: divine; angelic
Sadistic
deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others

syn: barbarous; perverse
ant: civilized; humane
Demeanor
behavior; manner of conducting oneself

syn: deportment
Facetious
comical; jocular; flippant

syn: joking; witty; jocose
ant: solemn; serious