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thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
depredation - plundering; destruction
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
allure - entice; attract; tempt
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played