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sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
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
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous