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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
assail - assault
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting