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distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
recapitulate - summarize
desiccate - dry up
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
baroque - highly ornate
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning