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whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
abysmal - bottomless
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated