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timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck