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smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
anomaly - irregularity
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
demented - insane
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
suitor - man who is courting a woman