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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.
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
squander - waste; spend foolishly
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge