Catcher In the Rye I

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innumerable

incapable of being counted

scrawny

excessively thin or lean

grippe

the flu

chiffonier

a tall elegant chest of drawers

foils

fencing swords

sadist

one who enjoys causing pain

falsetto

high pitched male singing voice

exhibitionist

one who shows their feelings openly

qualms

uneasyness, misgivving, or doubt

ostracize

to punish, usually by not speaking to

unscrupulous

dishonest; not guided or controlled by moral principles

hound's tooth

a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used in fabrics

gore

carnage as a result of a wound

tiff

a quarrel about petty points

Gladstones

expensive suitcase

lavish

extravagant

conscientious

thoughtful or careful; guided by one's conscience

rostrum

raised platform for speech-making

psychoanalysis

analysis of the mind; method for treating some mental disorders

pacifist

someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes

incognito

in disguise

pervert

a person who deviates from acceptable behavior, usually sexually

psychic

a person sensitive to forces beyond normal perception

putrid

extremely foul smelling

verification

confirmation that something is true

immaterial

unimportant

suave

having a sophisticated charm

sterling

genuine, excellent

crocked

very drunk

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