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comparativeform of crotchety: more crotchety
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As I get older and crotchetier I think that letting opportunities like these go because people had other motives, such as "don't expect me to risk my job, career, reputation, etc." is the unfathomable tragedy and makes me wonder why they would go into this profession in the first place.
She is an excellent sewer, crotchetier and knitter, she is teaching me to knit socks at the moment.