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::: verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
::: interstice - narrow space between things
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.