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baroque - highly ornate
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious