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cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
aversion - firm dislike
injurious - harmful; causing injury
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on