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protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
dappled - spotted
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules