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phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
granary - storehouse for grain