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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
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey