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shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
amnesia - loss of memory
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
gaudy - flashy; showy
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.