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::: abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: indelible - not able to be erased
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents