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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
evince - show clearly
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
acetic - vinegary
matrimony - state of being married
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction