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turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
attenuate - make thin; weaken
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil