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grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive