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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
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
query - inquiry; question; V.
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos