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curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
dissent - disagree
valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
irascible - irritable; easily angered
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event