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queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.