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intricate
detailed (adj)
Her wedding dress was covered with intricate lace.
conspicuous
obvious, easy to see or know (adj)
The football player had a conspicuous scar across his face.
catastrophe
a disaster; a huge, tragic event;(n)
Hurrican Katrina was one of the worst catastrophes in uS history.
preposterous
ridiculous, contrary to reason or common sense (adj)
Before Columbus, people thought the idea that the earth was round was preposterous.
demeanor
a person's conduct or attitude toward others (n)
Because the principal's demeanor was so formal, most of the students were nervous around him.
alluded to, allusion
to imply or say something indirectly (v)
an implication or indirect reference (n)
Mary alluded to her accident when she explained that she could not play soccer this year because of an injury.