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console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
guileless - without deceit
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
pauper - very poor person
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person