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grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
scrappy - quarrelsome
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something