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raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange