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plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor