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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic