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chaffing - bantering; joking
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave