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::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
::: humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
::: parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
::: depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave