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homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
gruesome - grisly; horrible
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
spoof - parody