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grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
congeal - freeze; coagulate
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent