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caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert