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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
cession - yielding to another; ceding
curtail - shorten; reduce
irascible - irritable; easily angered
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
bicker - quarrel
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs