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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
coiffure - hairstyle
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee