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petulance
unreasonalbe touchiness or irritability
pinnacle
the peak or highest point
pique
resentment, irritation
plumage
feathers of a bird
poignant
piercing, incisive, and keen
prodigal
wasteful, a person given to extravagance
prostration
a stretching out due to lacking vitality and being completely overcome
ravenous
urgently eager for food; craving satisfaction or gratification
refuge
shelter or place of protection
relish
to take great pleasure or delight in
repress
to restrain, to hold back
reproach
to blame for something; a disgrace
restive
unwilling to yield or to adjust
revere
to honor, to regard with respect
rivulet
a small stream, brook
sated
satisfied fully, indulged to excess
satiric
characterized by satire ( a branch of literature ridiculing vice or folly
scurry
to hurry about, to scamper
scuttle
to sink (usually a ship)
serene
calm, placid
shrill
high-pitched or piercing (sound)
splice
to join
stealthy
acting in a secret and sneaky way-- this is a negative term
querulous
constantly complaining, whining
slovenly
messy, untidy, careless