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the focus of attention, focal point
cynosure
dehydrated, shriveled, parched
desiccated
to take over, commandeer, appropriate
preempy
incompatible, discordant, jarring
incongruous
the front, exterior, surface, a mask, pretense
facade
seemly, becoming, tasteful, dignified
decorous
to hypnotize; to bewitch, entrance
mesmerize
dishonor, infamy, odium, shame, disgrace
opprobrium
to see fit, deem; to condescend, stoop
deign
an insult, slight, offense, to offend
affront
fiendish, barbarous, monstrous
ghoulish
remorseful, penitent, rueful
contrite
esoteric, arcane, recondite, occult
abstruse
a plot, scheme, maneuver, dirty trick
machination
oversimplified, simpleminded
simplistic
aware of conscious of; acquainted with
cognizant
to beget, generate, cause, to form
engender
heavenly, celestial, airy, gossamer
ethereal
a false story, wild rumor, hoax
canard
faultfinding, nit-picking, carping
captious
reputed, supposed, presumed
putative
effectiveness, potency, reliability
efficacy