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deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral