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knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance