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fastidious; finicky; easily upset

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360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners

The meaning of the word fussy is fastidious; finicky; easily upset.

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mulctdefraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
gougeovercharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
meritdeserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
fabricatebuild; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
brooktolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
havenplace of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
rustlemake slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
metamorphosischange of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
mottledblotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors