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::: comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
::: aberrant - abnormal or deviant
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
::: demented - insane
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous