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dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.