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impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
indolent - lazy
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic