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February 23, 2010, 6:25 am
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picaresque

1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or characterized by a form of prose fiction, originally developed in Spain, in which the adventures of an engagingly roguish hero are described in a series of usually humorous or satiric episodes that often depict,in realistic detail, the everyday life of the common people: picaresque novel; picaresque hero.

2. of, pertaining to, or resembling rogues.


(e.g.  Don Quixote, Ignatius O’Reilly, Eva Luna)

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