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cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
botch - mismanage; blow
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought