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deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
wizardry - sorcery; magic
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty