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::: drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: rotund - (of a person) fat and round
::: euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence