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::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
::: podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
::: redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
::: pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
::: bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.