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avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
gusty - windy
boorish - rude; insensitive
menace - threat; V: threaten
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe