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crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
rejuvenate - make young again