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malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
pauper - very poor person
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate