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cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art