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::: satirical - using satire; mocking
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: azure - sky blue
::: luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: certitude - certainty
::: diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident