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queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon