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nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent