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Word: squeamish

Definition: easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.


Sentences Containing 'squeamish'

Hanzha was reportedly the most squeamish of the three.
I am not squeamish in such cases when manners are concerned.
Such squeamish youths as can not bear to be connected with a little absurdity are not worth a regret.
That lady is more mighty than dainty, she is no way squeamish, she devours all and is ready for all, and fills her alforjas with people of all sorts, ages, and ranks.
While he may not get squeamish at such things like blood and gore, the after-effects of such incidents do get to him in his own personal way, especially when a death is involved.
Yet, for my part, I was never unusually squeamish; I could sometimes eat a fried rat with a good relish, if it were necessary.

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