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crone - hag; ugly old woman
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
abash - embarrass