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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
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility