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fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
boor - rude, insensitive person
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
swill - drink greedily
robust - strong; vigorous
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
lofty - very high
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease