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avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
suitor - man who is courting a woman
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
absolve - pardon (an offense)
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train