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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.
throes - violent anguish
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky