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nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
malodorous - foul-smelling
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
swill - drink greedily
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred