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curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
epoch - period of time
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
abbreviate - shorten
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick