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::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: simplistic - oversimplified
::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court