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sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
longevity - long life; long duration
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist