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grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
expound - explain
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident