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deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
reparable - capable of being repaired
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds