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::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
::: salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive