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grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent