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ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
capacious - spacious
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
interstice - narrow space between things
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
bearing - deportment; connection
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual