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::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
::: niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
::: interpolate - insert between
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: meager - scanty; inadequate
::: ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
::: witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
::: succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus