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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity