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::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
::: ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: alcove - nook; recess
::: insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place