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sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand