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::: virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
::: mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
::: boor - rude, insensitive person
::: conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
::: resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
::: codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will