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::: lateral - of or coming from the side
::: pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
::: outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: visage - face; appearance
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
::: agog - highly excited; intensely curious
::: implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties