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hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
buccaneer - pirate
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic