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::: glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
::: unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis
::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: horde - crowd; swarm
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind