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growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
avuncular - of or like an uncle
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen