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::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.