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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
squander - waste; spend foolishly
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
accelerate - move faster
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary