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queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
inevitable - unavoidable
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
abysmal - bottomless
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee