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psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
censorious - severely critical
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather