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hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
viscid - adhesive; gluey
mingle - mix together in close association
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
appall - dismay; shock deeply
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation