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distend - expand; swell out
libidinous - lustful
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
belligerent - quarrelsome
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin