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restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
affiliation - joining; associating with
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
fallible - liable to err
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films