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pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
analogous - comparable; similar
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
sluggard - lazy person
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather