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exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
odoriferous - giving off an odor
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality