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shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
mischance - ill luck
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete