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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
appellation - name; title
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment