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curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
astral - relating to the stars
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
illicit - illegal
internecine - mutually destructive
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices