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::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: injurious - harmful; causing injury
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick