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trifling, insignificant
to make more violent, bitter, worsen
to decorate, adorn, improve, add details
an increase, gain
a prayer, repetitive chant, long list
a massive and inescapable destructive force
a word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group
glaring; tastelessly overdecorated
one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity
an authoritative command, formal order
a people-hater
to tear down, destroy completely
done slyly or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen
extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow
of little value or importance, paltry, measly
Writing that uses humor to expose and ridicule human vice and folly
A long, humorous narrative poem that treats a trivial subject in the grand style of a true epic
Poetry characterized by intellectual displays and concern with philosophical issues
The repetition of a vowel sound in stressed syllables with dissimilar consonant sounds
The repetition of a consonant sound in stressed syllables with dissimilar vowel sounds
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words
A contradiction between reality and appearance or between the actual and intended meaning of words
Images or descriptions that appear self-contradictory but that reveal a deeper truth
Extended comparisons that link objects/ideas not usually associated, often mixing abstract ideas & emotional matters
The use of rhymes within one poetic line

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