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hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
atypical - not normal; not typical
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
residue - remainder; balance
penitent - repentant; N.
breadth - width; extent
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet