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grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
repast - meal; feast; banquet
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
append - attach