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::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
::: resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer