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::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory