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overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
promontory - headland
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly