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lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
flotsam - drifting wreckage
wary - very cautious; watchful
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
seasoned - experienced
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen