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distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
biennial - every two years
aptitude - fitness; talent
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize