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distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
finale - conclusion; concluding part
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide