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gruesome - grisly; horrible
acetic - vinegary
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
enjoin - command; order; forbid
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel