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preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference