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grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
decapitate - behead
dignitary - person of high rank or position
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
incinerate - burn to ashes