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abysmal - bottomless
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit