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gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate