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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
inverse - opposite
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
trickster - person who cheats people
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency