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ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
brochure - pamphlet
droll - queer and amusing
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air