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curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
desiccate - dry up
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.