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blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World