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sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
dispirited - lacking in spirit
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost