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hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
innocuous - harmless