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whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance