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psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot