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distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
peerless - having no equal; incomparable