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lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes