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maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.