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queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
crave - desire; want intensely
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
apprehensive - fearful; discerning