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queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff