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diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
mischance - ill luck
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects