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squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster