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gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
lofty - very high
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic