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austere

Adj - stern; plain; without excess; severe, grim

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ornate

Adj - excessively decorated; elaborate, gaudy

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cerebral

Adj - relating to the brain; mental, intellectual

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incommodious

Adj - inconvenient, uncomfortable; difficult

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noisome

Adj - offensive, disgusting; unhealthy, malodorous

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cacophony

Noun - harsh sound, disturbing noise; din

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veritable

Adj - unquestionable, true; genuine

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verbatim

Adj - word for word; exact

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concurrent

Adj - at the same time; contemporary

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evade

Verb - to avoid, to flee from a pursuer; escape

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impede

Verb - to obstruct, delay; hamper, deter

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askew

Adj - to one side, crooked; lopsided

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queue

Verb - to form or wait in a line; align

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accolade

Noun - award or honor; recognition

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torrid

Adj - parched by the sun, hot; heated, burning

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trepidation

Noun - fear, state of anxiety; apprehension

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fraught

Adj - laden with emotional distress; filled or teeming (with fear or emotion)

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temerity

Noun - disregard for danger or manners; boldness

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wane

Verb - to decrease; abate, subside

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oust

Verb - to eject, force out, banish; evict, expel