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gruesome - grisly; horrible
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
deluge - flood; rush; V.
aversion - firm dislike
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross