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ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
pauper - very poor person
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow