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detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
incarcerate - imprison
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly