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psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion