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frail - weak; N. frailty
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
pendulous - hanging; suspended
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
hazardous - dangerous