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grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
abbreviate - shorten
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry