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shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much