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grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
celerity - speed; rapidity
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
accord - agreement