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distend - expand; swell out
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners