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sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
empirical - based on experience
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty