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raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice