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gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful