1. lugubrious—[B] exaggeratedly mournful; as, The book’s lugubrious prose filled Bob with sadness.
2. putrid—[C] foul; as, The rotting meat had a putrid smell.
3. cacophony—[A] discordant mixture of sounds; as, The cacophony in the hall was so great that Tarik removed his hearing aid.
4. viscous—[B] sticky; as, Five minutes on the stove rendered the oatmeal viscous and ready to eat for breakfast.
5. jowl—[B] lower part of the cheek; as, Roland’s jowls became the most prominent feature of his face as he got older.
6. maggot—[A] soft-bodied, legless grub; as, The young girl was fascinated to find hundreds of maggots crawling on the deer carcass.
7. crepuscular—[B] relating to twilight; as, The evening horizon held a crepuscular beauty that made Farida long for home.
8. wimple—[C] cloth headdress; as, Mona patiently explained that not all nuns wear a wimple and that her own order merely called for tying the hair back. 9. fester—[A] get worse through neglect; as, Alison allowed her mild annoyance at Caleb to fester until she became angry.
10. squab—[A] sofa; as, Exhausted, Anu stretched out on the squab and took a short nap.
11. fecund—[B] fruitful; as, The landscape was fecund with trees and berry bushes.
12. curd—[C] thick substance that forms when milk sours; as, Poutine is made using fries, gravy and cheese curds.
13. seepage—[A] slow escape of a liquid or gas through porous material; as, When the old tank cracked, there was substantial seepage of oil into the garden.
14. gristle—[A] tough, fibrous matter in meats; as, Caren trimmed the gristle from the steaks before putting them on the grill.
15. crapulous—[B] overly indulgent in alcohol; as, The crapulous trio of friends stumbled down the street to find another bar.