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deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
lineage - descent; ancestry
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.