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distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
injurious - harmful; causing injury
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line