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incredulity - tendency to disbelief
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)