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::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism