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::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
::: primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess