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pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret