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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
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
cartographer - map-maker
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
depict - portray
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack