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execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)