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exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
abysmal - bottomless
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge