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gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
truism - self-evident truth