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lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
portly - stout; corpulent
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
coiffure - hairstyle
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy