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prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
satirical - using satire; mocking
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
surmount - overcome
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation