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veer - change in direction; swerve
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)