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grouse (n)
a type of game bird, a complaint
grouse (V)
to complain
recumbent
in a reclining positioin, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or resting
sacrilege
disrespectful treatments of something held sacred
sophistry
reasoning seems plausible, but it is unsound a fallacy
dissemble
to disguise or conceal, deliberatley give a false impression
unwonted
not usual or expected; not in character
penchant
strong attraction/inclination
mordant
bitting or caustic in though, manner, or style, sharply or bitterly harsh
acuity
sharpness
decry
to condemn, express stong disapproval; to officialy depreciate
consummate
complete or perfect in highest degree
credence
belief, mental acceptance