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grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
innocuous - harmless
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
atypical - not normal; not typical
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away