We got the word picaresque from picaro, a Spanish word meaning "a rogue"--in other words, a rascal, a scamp, a swindler, a misc___nt (a villain, a criminal, or anyone who behaves badly), a raps____ion (a dishonest or playfully mischievous person).
Something picaresque has or involves roguish heroes and/or grand adventures.
It's probably our favorite movie: the overblown, picaresque, and infinitely rewatchable The Princess Bride.
Explain the meaning of "picaresque" without saying "like an anti-hero" or "dashing and daring."
Fill in the blanks: "It's (some aspect or element) that give(s) _____ (his, her, or its) picaresque swagger."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. The opposite of PICARESQUE is
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