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::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
::: crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
::: rampart - defensive mound of earth
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
::: imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream