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Concise

Expressing much in a few words

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Lament

To regret; to show grief for

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3

Animosity

Bitter hostility

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Benign

Kind, beneficial

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Ambiguous

Unclear; open to more than one interpretation

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6

Reproach

To criticize sharply; censure

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Imperious

Domineering; arrogantly authoritative

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Resilience

Ability to recover quickly

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Nostalgia

A bittersweet longing for the past

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10

Indulge

To please or satisfy

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Irately

Angrily

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Constrain

To hold back; to restrict

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Genially

Pleasantly

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Conscientious

Through and careful

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Facetiously

Jokingly

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Whim

A passing fancy

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Precarious

Dangerously unstable or insecure

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Denunciation

Condemnation

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19

Instigate

To urge on

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20

Discreet

Careful in conduct and speech

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Heresy

Unthinkable violation

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Magnanimous

Noble and generous in spirit

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Affable

Friendly; approachable

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Advocate

To speak in favor of; promote

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25

Empirical

Based on observation or experiment

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Enhance

To make greater or better

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Aribitrary

Determined by impulse or chance; without reason

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28

Assess

To make a judgement about

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Ardor

Energy, intensity, enthusiasm

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Discrepancy

An unexpected difference

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31

(e) George Orwell

Animal Farm

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32

(a) Sinclair Lewis

Babbitt

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(e) Samuel Richardson

Clarissa Harlowe

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(a) Henry James

Daisy Miller

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(e) Charles Dickens

David Copperfield

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(a) Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman

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(a) Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome

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(e) John Galsworthy

The Forsyte Saga

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(a) John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

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(e) Charles Dickens

Great Expectations

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(a) William Faulkner

Intruder in the Dust

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(e) Sir Walter Scott

Ivanhoe

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(e) Henry Fielding

Joseph Andrews

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(a) Eugene O'Neill

Long Day's Journey into Night

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(e) Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim

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(e) William Golding

Lord of the Flies

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(a) Thornton Wilder

Our Town

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(e) Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

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(e) Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe

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(a) Booth Tarkington

Seventeen

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(a) Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie

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(a) Tennessee Williams

A Streetcar Named Desire

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(e) Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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(a) William Faulkner

The Unvanquished

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(e) William Makepeace Thackeray

Vanity Fair

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56

Honore Daumier/ French/ 19th

The Third Class Carriage

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57

George Caleb Bingham/ American/ 19th

Shooting for the Beef

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William Morris/ English/ 19th

The Woodpecker Tapestry

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Pablo Picasso/ Spanish/ 20th

The Old Guitarist

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N.C. Wyeth/ American/ 20th

They Fought with Him on Foot More Than Three Hours, Both Before Him and Behind

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61

Diego Rivera/ Mexican/ 20th

Campesino con Sombrero

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Joseph Stella/ American/ 20th

The Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme

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63

Alfred Stieglitz/ American/ 20th

Georgia O'Keeffe

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Norman Rockwell/ American/ 20th

Homecoming Marine

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Andrew Wyeth/ American/ 20th

Christina's World

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