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distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
aloft - upward; high up in the air
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power