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ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
lateral - of or coming from the side
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
gruesome - grisly; horrible
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.