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idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
upshot - outcome; final result
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
boor - rude, insensitive person
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place