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::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
::: preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
::: obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
::: windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist