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grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
lateral - of or coming from the side
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching