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sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
advent - arrival
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler