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jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
satirical - using satire; mocking
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''