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Austere
Severe or stern, simple, plain, harsh or sour
Beneficent
Performing acts of kindness or charity; converring benefits, doing good
Cadaverous
Pale, gaunt resembling a corpse
Concoct
To prepare by combining ingredients make up (as a dish), devise, invent
Crass
Coarse, unfeeling, stupid
Debase
To lower in character, quality or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
Desecrate
To commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute
Disconcert
To confuse; to disturb the composure of
Grandiose
grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, exaggerated
Inconsequential
Trifling, unimportant
Acrimonious
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
Resembling a cow or an ox, sluggish, unresponsive
Consternation
dismay, confusion
Corpulent
Fat; having a large, bulky body
Disavow
To deny responsibility for or connection with
Dispassionate
Impartial; calm, free from emotion
Dissension
Disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
Dissipate
To cause to disappear, to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
Expurgate
To remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify
Gauntlet
An armored or protected glove, a challenge, two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal