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meager - scanty; inadequate
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe