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curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
surmount - overcome
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose