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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
indigent - poor; destitute
exiguous - small in amount; minute
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad