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erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
wizardry - sorcery; magic
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
upshot - outcome; final result