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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.