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::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
::: abash - embarrass
::: belittle - disparage; depreciate
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
::: execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous