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psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap