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::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
::: pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
::: anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection