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::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: judicious - sound on judgment; wise
::: heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial