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grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
veer - change in direction; swerve
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
abscond - depart secretly and hide