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anomalous - abnormal; irregular
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid