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emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
boorish - rude; insensitive
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise