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Deflect (verb) Definition: 1. to turn aside, especially from a straight course or fixed direction; 2. to prevent something from happening; 3. to draw a person’s attention away from something Example Sentences: – Mary deflected...

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Revelation (noun) Definition:  1. something that is newly revealed or made known; 2. a pleasant surprise Example Sentences: – I had a sudden revelation while in the shower this morning, and I couldn’t wait to...

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Unilateral (adjective) Definition: 1. involving or decided by only one group or country; 2. tracing the lineage of only one parent Example Sentences: – That country’s forces operated unilaterally, without the help of armed forces...

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Contiguous (adjective) Definition: 1. being in actual contact, sharing a boundary, and touching physically; 2. near to and forming an unbroken sequence; 3. connected and uninterrupted in space or time Example Sentences: – Mark had...

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Churlish (adjective) Definition: 1. crude or rude behavior; 2. the state of being unfriendly and difficult to work with Example Sentences: – John’s churlishness and generally negative demeanor was related to his recent string of...

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Confluence (noun) Definition: 1. a convergence, flowing, or gathering together of people or events at one point of connection; 2. a merging point where two rivers flow together to unite Example Sentences: – Every team...

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Behoove (verb) Definition: to be necessary, advantageous, or appropriate Example Sentences: – It would behoove you to tell me what’s wrong, so I can help you sort out the problem. – It behooves us to...

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Tantalizing (adjective) Definition: 1. pleasantly inviting; 2. tempting, but unavailable or unattainable Example Sentences: – I am not in a position to accept your offer to buy our company, but I do admit it sounds...

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Renaissance (noun) Definition: 1. a rebirth or revival of an activity or interest, especially art, literature, or music; 2. the humanistic cultural revival in Europe, dating from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century, of classical...

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