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::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
::: eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
::: recurrent - occurring again and again
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior