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hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner