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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.
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
natation - swimming
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
genesis - beginning; origin
meager - scanty; inadequate
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate