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raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
ensue - follow (as a result)
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests