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lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
abrogate - abolish
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment