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quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
primate - group of mammals including humans
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of