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raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
adamant - hard; inflexible
distrait - absentminded; distracted
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.