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pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.