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emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
vie - contend; compete
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
onerous - burdensome
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
guileless - without deceit
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.