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sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
compensatory - making up for; repaying
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised