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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.
hovel - shack; small wretched house
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
residue - remainder; balance
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest