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::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
::: outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
::: gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain