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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
approbation - approval
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
pinnace - small boat
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly