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suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints