Visual Thesaurus Word of the Day
Wednesday, October 17th squeamish Green Around the Gills Word of the Day:
Those who are easily disgusted or sickened earn the adjective squeamish, and along with it, a pedigree reaching back to the 15th century, when squeamish was adapted from Anglo-French escoymous. From there, the origin trail goes cold.  Also rather unexplained is the fact that squeamish can also mean "excessively fastidious," a trait that seems to operate independently of nausea.
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