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deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
certitude - certainty
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
coax - persuade by flattery