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retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights