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asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
gruesome - grisly; horrible
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
cadet - student at a military school
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction