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waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
allure - entice; attract; tempt
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison