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avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
spoof - parody
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
dauntless - bold; fearless