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portly - stout; corpulent
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
chronic - long established as a disease
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent