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sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
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
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
import - significance; importance; meaning
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person