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wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
executioner - person administering capital punishment
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
gist - essence; main point; substance
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
gamut - entire range