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metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college