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ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
abate - subside or moderate
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
bode - foreshadow; portend
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars