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meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
animosity - active enmity
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive