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As a former vegetarian, I’m still squeamish about eating living things.

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If you’re still a bit squeamish, you could follow Wynne’s recipes for her preserves and apply the water-bath method for processing them.

The second is that I am infamous for being un-squeamish in dining.

Before visiting the Roselands’ ranch, Virginia was squeamish about the idea of shooting an animal, and nervous that her experience at gun ranges wouldn’t translate to safety in the field.

If you’re someone who’s a bit squeamish about the feeling of raw eggs in your hand, perhaps it’s not for you.

None were squeamish about organising power to pursue their object.

Katy Perry as a squeamish conservative is a little hard to swallow.

Partisans are seldom over-squeamish about their choice of allies.

Linda Kasabian, a more recent and squeamish recruit, was left to stand guard at the gate.

Plenty of non-conservatives are squeamish about 20-plus-week abortions.

Yet so squeamish did he become when once the official mantle had descended upon his shoulders, that even the exclamations “lud!”

Even for the most squeamish the discomforts of the voyage lay behind.

Had you not been so over squeamish you might have changed the children, and made your own son the heir of the Moncton.

Those who are responsible are squeamish as to the appearance of delicacy in the conduct of a young girl.

True humanity consists not in a squeamish ear, but in listening to the story of human suffering and endeavoring to relieve it.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squeamish, such as: dizzy, fastidious, fussy, queasy, annoyed, and captious.

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