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Forestall
To prevent
Let's forestall this game until we can find a referee
Meticulous
Extremely careful about details
She was a meticulous cleaner and we loved having her help.
Semblance
outward appearance
The animal had a semblance to that of a fat cow.
Centifugal
tending to move away from the center
When I ride the the tilt a whirl at the fair I experience a tremendous centrifugal force.
Celestial
Of the sky
I looked at the celestial wonders and felt overwhelmed by the power of these objects.
Static
not changing or processing
The teachers in the school seemed to be static throughout my high school experience.
Euphemistically
As a less direct term that substitutes for an offensive word or phrase. Using a milder form of language.
She euphemistically stated that his attitude smelled like "sewer"
Nebulous
vague; unclear
Her speech was nebulous in meaning and I had a hard time understanding her.
Indiscretion
lack of judgement
His indiscretion was apparent by his actions throughout their relationship.
Plebian
common; ordinary; someone from the "lower class"
My friend said that her vacation took her to a rather plebeian type of city.
Derisively
Showing contempt or to ridicule
He derisively treated his girlfriend during their lunch hour
Wistful
Expressive vague warnings
She would often talk to me in a wistful way and I would walk away wondering if anything bad was going to happen.
Atones
makes amends for wrong doing
I swore I would never talk to my father again, but he continues to atone for his behavior.