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layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
transpose - reverse the order or position of
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song