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Adjacent
lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining; neighboring: a motel adjacent to the highway.
Barren
1. not producing or incapable of producing offspring; sterile: a barren woman.
2. unproductive; unfruitful: barren land.
3. without capacity to interest or attract: a barren period in American architecture.
Disrupt
to cause disorder or turmoil in: The news disrupted their conference.
Foretaste
a slight and partial experience, knowledge, or taste of something to come in the future; anticipation
Insinuate
to suggest or hint slyly: He insinuated that they were lying.
Interminable
1. incapable of being terminated; unending: an interminable job.
2. monotonously or annoyingly protracted or continued; unceasing; incessant: I can't stand that interminable clatter.
Trivial
of very little importance or value; insignificant: Don't bother me with trivial matters.
Sullen
showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve.
Available
suitable or ready for use; of use or service; at hand: I used whatever tools were available.
Customary
according to or depending on custom; usual; habitual.
Hazard
an unavoidable danger or risk, even though often foreseeable: The job was full of hazards
Indifference
without interest or concern; not caring; apathetic: his indifferent attitude toward the suffering of others.
Indignant
feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base: indignant remarks; an indignant expression on his face.
Indispensable
absolutely necessary, essential, or requisite: an indispensable member of the staff.
Mutual
having the same relation each toward the other: to be mutual enemies.
Pelt
to attack or assail with repeated blows or with missiles
Plague
to trouble, annoy, or torment in any manner: The question of his future plagues him with doubt.
Animated
to make lively, vivacious, or vigorous; give zest or spirit to: Her presence animated the party
Peevish
cross, querulous, or fretful, as from vexation or discontent: a peevish youngster
Seethe
to surge or foam as if boiling.
Verify
to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm; substantiate: Events verified his prediction
Bewilder
to confuse or puzzle completely; perplex: These shifting attitudes bewilder me.
Buffoon
a person who amuses others by tricks, jokes, odd gestures and postures, etc
Controversial
subject to controversy; debatable: a controversial decision
Malignant
disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately; feeling or showing ill will or hatred
Fickle
likely to change, esp. due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable: fickle weather
Substantial
of solid character or quality; firm, stout, or strong: a substantial physique
Marginal
at the outer or lower limits; minimal for requirements; almost insufficient: marginal subsistence; marginal ability.
Prominent
leading, important, or well-known: a prominent citizen:
Her eyes are her most prominent feature.
Pending
while awaiting; until: pending his return