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nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
primate - group of mammals including humans
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse