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disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
hoodwink - deceive; delude
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it