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sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
bookish - fond of books and reading
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love