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::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: accelerate - move faster
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: paucity - scarcity; dearth
::: celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
::: espionage - spying
::: lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence