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gruesome - grisly; horrible
traverse - go through or across
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
wastrel - waster; profligate
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus