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read lips

to understand what people are saying by watching the movement of their lips

sulk, mope, pout

express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent, withdrawn, or lackadaisically depressed

scratch

rub or mark a surface with a sharp object "A pipius in captivity scratches at its enclosure"

ovulate

to undergo ovulation, the discharge of a mature ovum from the ovary

menstruate

to experience menstruation, a cyclical discharging of blood, secretions, and tissue debris from the uterus that recurs in nonpregnant breeding-age primate females at approximately monthly…

invest (in), capitalize

devote money or resources to, with the expectation of a return on the venture "Quark invested in a diverse array of bushnesses"

be brittle

be easy to break or shatter in pieces

Knead/Massage

Applying pressure repeatedly from different angles 'massage muscles or bread dough'