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squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
opportune - timely; well-chosen
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
gnarled - twisted
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)