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::: bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
::: prank - mischievous trick
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
::: animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
::: remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World