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hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
abhor - detest; hate
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
acrophobia - fear of heights
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
chaffing - bantering; joking
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data