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shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
illicit - illegal
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something