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masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.