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dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
malady - illness
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
endue - provide with some quality; endow
crinkle - wrinkle
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.