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::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: beeline - direct quick route
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: ordinance - decree; authoritative order