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distrait - absentminded; distracted
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
humility - humbleness of spirit
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
spoof - parody
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days