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parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
arboreal - of or living in trees
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)