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gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
skinflint - miser; stingy person
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar