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hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient