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oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
peerless - having no equal; incomparable
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)