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distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate