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distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim