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distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
comprehend - include; understand
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry