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dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination