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::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: adorn - decorate
::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: contusion - bruise
::: scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
::: dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation