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grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
hoodwink - deceive; delude
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
disgruntle - make discontented
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit