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grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay