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::: lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: pecuniary - pertaining to money
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
::: dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy