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insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
predecessor - former occupant of a post
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
dispirited - lacking in spirit
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces