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::: ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
::: bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: benediction - blessing
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited