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ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage