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Can you name the words from The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce?

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DefinitionWordPart of Speech
Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.Adjective
A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.Noun
A soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things go wrong in the domestic circle.Noun
To leap about to the sound of tittering music, preferably with arms about your neighbor's wife or daughter.Verb
To perform successively (and successfully) the functions of mastication, humectation, and deglutition.Verb
A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.Noun
One who serves his country by residing abroad, yet is not an ambassador.Noun
Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.Noun
An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.Noun
A member of a large and powerful tribe whose influence in human affairs has always been dominant and controlling.Noun
Unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy or dopting either of two conflicting opinions.Adjective
An ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table.Noun
One skilled in circumvention of the law.Noun
DefinitionWordPart of Speech
The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.Noun
One whom we are commanded to love as ourselves, and who does all he knows how to make us disobedient.Noun
A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -- who has no gills.Noun
In international affairs, a period of cheating between two periods of fighting.Noun
A species of geese indigenous to Portugal. They are mostly without feathers and imperfectly edible, even when stuffed with garlic.Noun Plural
To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.Verb
A thing that mostly satisfies reformers opposed to reformation.Verb
Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others.Adjective
Once too often.Adjective
Wicked, intolerable, heathenish.Adjective
The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.Noun
A period of three hundred and sixty-five disappointments.Noun

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