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::: 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.
::: pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
::: sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
::: obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand