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bellicose - warlike
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
deluge - flood; rush; V.
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
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