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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
scorch - sear; N.
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
traverse - go through or across
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner