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rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend