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raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
extol - praise very highly; glorify
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
defection - desertion
maudlin - effusively sentimental
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind