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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
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
::: taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
::: memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty