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nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep