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::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive