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Anaglyph
N: An ornament carved in low relief
Anomalous
ADJ: Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule
Awl
n: a pointed tool for making holes
Barb:
n: a sharp point projecting in reverse direction to the main point of a weapon as in an arrow or fishhook
Bodacious
adJ: remarkable, prodigious
Bugbear
n: a fearsome imaginary creature
Consternation
N: a state of paralyzing dismay
Convert
V: to change into another form (transform)
Dour
adj: marked by sterness or harshness
Estrange
V: to make hostile, unsympathetic, or indifferent
Famulus
n pl A private secretary or other close attendant
Frangipani
n pl any various tropical American shrubs or trees, having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel shaped variously colored flowers. PLANT
Ghastly
ADJ: Inspiring shock, revulsion or horror by or as if by suggesting death, terrifying
Inveterate:
adjL firmly and long established, deep rooted
Jaded
worn out, wearied
Kitsch
N: Sentimentality or vulgar, often pretentious bad taste, especially in the arts.
Lunker
N: something espicially a game fish, that is large for its kind
Lupine
adj: Charasteristic of or resembling a wolf
Maxim
N: A succinct formulation of a fundamental principle, general truth, or rule of conduct
Pinnace
N A light boat propelled by sails or oars, formerly used as a tender for merchant and war vessels
Pretentious:
adj: Claiming or demanding a position of distinction or merit especially when unjustified
Quoth
uttered, said
Rhinal
adjL Of or relating to the nose, nasal
Stymie
v: to thwart, stump
Tony
adj: Marked by an elegant or exclusive manner or quality
Too-too
going beyond the bounds of common sense
Utopia
n: an ideally percect perfect place
vermouth
n- a sweet or dry fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs and used cheifly in mixed drinks
Vernal
adjL of relating to, or occurring in the summer
yahoo
n- a crude or brutish person