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herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse