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cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything