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quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
comprise - include; consist of
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
truncate - cut the top off; shorten