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::: raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
::: benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
::: pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
::: gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel