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parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
domineer - rule over tyrannically
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral