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awful - terrible; very bad
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists