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crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
pillage - plunder
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.