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avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
limber - flexible; supple; pliable; V.
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
gaffe - social blunder
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate