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crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
paucity - scarcity; dearth