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sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel