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sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
bilk - swindle; cheat
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger