Using language which expresses the opposite meaning as a means of sarcasm; a technique originally used in Greek tragedy whereby a character is left in the unknown yet the audience or reader knows the outcome
Positive attitude towards a situation; hopefulness
English Protestants of the 16th and 17th century who practiced extreme moral restriction
Dishonest and unprincipled person
Conjecture without evidence
Miserable or unfortunate state
Over the top
Primarily concerned with making money, even at the expense of ethics
An archaic pronunciation of "damned"
A widow with a title or property derived from her late husband
Edition de luxe
An edition of a book specifically printed and bound for its fine appearance
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