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imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.