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squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
adage - wise saying; proverb
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation