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::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
::: 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.
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
::: incorrigible - uncorrectable
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: assail - assault
::: prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life