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::: distrait - absentminded; distracted
::: averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
::: wanderlust - strong longing to travel
::: temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work