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vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company