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::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
::: loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
::: impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
::: nexus - connection
::: onerous - burdensome
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel