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cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
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
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
consternation - great shock; dismay
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)