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crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit