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As a former vegetarian, I’m still squeamish about eating living things.
I TRIED LAB-GROWN FISH MAW. HERE'S WHY IT COULD HELP SAVE OUR OCEANSAMY GUNIA/HONG KONGSEPTEMBER 17, 2021TIME
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.
I FOUND AN OLD-SCHOOL TECHNIQUE TO CONQUER MY JAM FEARS. THEN I TRIED TO FIGURE OUT IF IT’S SAFE.CHARLOTTE DRUCKMANAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The second is that I am infamous for being un-squeamish in dining.
GENE WEINGARTEN: WOULD YOU LIKE SOME BROOD X WITH YOUR DOM PÉRIGNON?GENE WEINGARTENMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOW NON-NATIVE PHEASANTS PROTECT AMERICAN BIODIVERSITYWES SILERAPRIL 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
If you’re someone who’s a bit squeamish about the feeling of raw eggs in your hand, perhaps it’s not for you.
HOW TO SEPARATE EGGS WITHOUT THE STRESS OR MESSBECKY KRYSTALFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet so squeamish did he become when once the official mantle had descended upon his shoulders, that even the exclamations “lud!”
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Even for the most squeamish the discomforts of the voyage lay behind.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Had you not been so over squeamish you might have changed the children, and made your own son the heir of the Moncton.
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
Those who are responsible are squeamish as to the appearance of delicacy in the conduct of a young girl.
THE WAYFARERSMARY STEWART CUTTING
True humanity consists not in a squeamish ear, but in listening to the story of human suffering and endeavoring to relieve it.
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, PART 3 OF 4AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SQUEAMISH

  • artificial
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • effeminate
  • fastidious
  • finical
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • genteel
  • insincere
  • la-di-da
  • nice
  • particular
  • persnickety
  • precious
  • sissy
  • squeamish
  • stilted
  • too-too
  • unnatural
  • conscientious
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • patronizing
  • protecting
  • protective
  • punctilious
  • restrictive
  • scrupulous
  • shielding
  • squeamish
  • vigilant
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