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shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
ameliorate - improve
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
upshot - outcome; final result
lascivious - lustful
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence