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grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
malady - illness
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)