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querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
assail - assault
opportune - timely; well-chosen
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
matrimony - state of being married