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grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
metropolis - large city
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye