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grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic