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ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
resurrect - revive
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China