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garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)