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stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
import - significance; importance; meaning
belittle - disparage; depreciate
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling