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fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall