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precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
masticate - chew
tertiary - third in order or rank
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)