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meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel