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::: choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
::: snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
::: imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done