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::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
::: mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork