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distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.