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::: etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
::: lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
::: thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
::: anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display