1. The actor's performance was so absurdly _____that Gwen felt a little ashamed to have to resort to tissues in the final scene.
2. Although his friends insisted that his black garb was simply depressing, Peter felt just the opposite—that it gave him an air of upbeat, ____________maturity.
3. Due to the many ____________in his committee presentation, Mark's advisor suggested that he revise his work and practice in front of a mirror before presenting it to the entire department.