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avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.