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frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy