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buffoonery - clowning
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation