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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.
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
depredation - plundering; destruction
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
aspirant - seeker after position or status
affluence - abundance; wealth