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distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation