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deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
comprehend - include; understand
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
gainsay - deny
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity