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errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)