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parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
regicide - murder of a king or queen
bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
brochure - pamphlet
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat