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wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
abridge - condense or shorten
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical