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gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner