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amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
concord - harmony; accord
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
concordat - formal agreement
hoary - white with age
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless