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suitor - man who is courting a woman
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
hoary - white with age
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate