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inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
abrogate - abolish