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abscission - cutting off; separation
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
nutritious - providing nourishment
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand