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affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
import - significance; importance; meaning
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
nexus - connection
advert - refer
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence