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gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
credo - creed