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gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant