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marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
browbeat - bully; intimidate
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
throes - violent anguish
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.