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formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave