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gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
atypical - not normal; not typical
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented