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grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity