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maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather