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obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
paramour - illicit lover
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
gruesome - grisly; horrible
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect