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::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
::: pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
::: indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
::: laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler