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physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
reparable - capable of being repaired
addiction - compulsive habitual need
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil