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nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
gnarled - twisted
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
allay - calm; pacify
regicide - murder of a king or queen
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.