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crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
anomaly - irregularity
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
increment - increase
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound