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Accretion
growth, increased by successive addition building up

ex. Limestone is formed by the accretion of tiny particles over a very, very long time.
Recalcitrant
adj. obstinately defiant of authority or guidance, difficult to manage.
Querulous
adj. prone to complaining or grumbling, quarrelsome.
Imbroglio
n. Difficult or embarrassing situation.

Clare tried to extricate herself from the imbroglio she started at the party by sneaking out the back door.
Saturnine
adj. gloomy, dark, sullen, morose