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::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
::: tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
::: vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: regatta - boat or yacht race
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel