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extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
browbeat - bully; intimidate
apparition - ghost; phantom
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate