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parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
vendor - seller
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy