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::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
::: hackneyed - commonplace; trite
::: frail - weak; N. frailty
::: raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
::: stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right