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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars