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morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
demise - death
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
defalcate - embezzle
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul