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::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: vulpine - like a fox; crafty
::: impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
::: abbreviate - shorten
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline