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raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous