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charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
deranged - insane
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
altercation - noisy quarrel