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sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement