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::: garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
::: odoriferous - giving off an odor
::: invective - abuse
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
::: genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel