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::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: injurious - harmful; causing injury
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard