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::: perturb - disturb greatly
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
::: enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
::: subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
::: gruesome - grisly; horrible
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning