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::: grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
::: stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
::: smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
::: corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
::: affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse