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Deadlock
A standstill
Locking in place
Cumbersome
Difficult to handle because of weight or bulk
Cumber = Trees = Burden
Spasmodic
Convulsive
Spaz
Relinquish
To give up using or having
To release
Salvage
Any act of saving property
Salvaging whatever to survive
Muddle
To confuse or becloud, especially with a drink
Cloudy, unclear, puddle
Spurious
Not genuine
Fickle
Dilemma
A situation in which a choice between opposing modes of conduct is necessary
Problem
Unbridled
Being without restraint
Not bridled by anything
Diffuse
Wordy, tending to use more words than are necessary
Diffuse = More
Debris
Scattered remains of something; rubbish
What's left after a hurricane?
Breach
An opening, tear, or rupture. A violation of a law or promise
Law
Perennial
Continuing through the year or through many years
Years
Opinionated
Holding stubbornly to one's own opinions
Chris is very opinionated.
Brigand
One who lives by robbery and plunder
Kurosagi
Circumspect
Cautious; prudent; wary; careful
Inspecting everything
Efface
To cause to disappear by rubbing out, striking out, etc
Wipe out
Commandeer
To seize for military use; confiscate
A commander is very commanding. Commanders are sort of like mean boot-camp-training people.
Predispose
To make someone inclined to something in advance; To make susceptible
Pre = Before
Admonish
To warn of a fault, lightly scold
I admonish Nancy sometimes for having certain annoying characteristics.
Inveterate
Long established; habitual; deep-rooted
Koki has trouble telling the truth; in fact, he's an inveterate liar.
Innate
Possessed at birth
Cats have the innate ability to see in the dark.
Vindicated
Free from blame
I'm vindicated. I'm selfish. I'm wrong.
Incontrovertible
Indisputable; not open to question
Evidence is incontrovertible.
Parochial
Narrow in scope
Stop being so parochial in your thinking on this issue.
Biased
Prejudiced
No matter how baka Yamapi acts, I will <3 him because I am biased.
Bete Noir
Something to be avoided or disliked
Sleeping with Nancy is so bete noir, especially due to the fact that she snores and kicks.
Fetid
Stinky
Sandra has fetid feet.
Tableau
A striking, dramatic scene or picture
The photographer captured the tableau of Koki dressing up as a transvestite.
Epitome
Representative example of a type
Nancy's the epitome of slovenliness.
Emulate
Copy someone; to imitate
Everyone seems to emulate Irene because she is just so gosh darn sexy!
Saturnine
Of a gloomy temperament
Sandra is often saturnine. I wish she would stop being a mopey dope and be more gay instead.
Vernacular
Informal speech; native language
Koki and I share many different vernacular words, because we delight in being (to some extent) fobs.
Antiseptic
Free from germs; thoroughly clean
OMG. I must be the most antiseptic person among my friends. Excluding, perhaps, Jasmine --what a freakshow she is! (haha).
Choleric
Easily angered; bad-tempered
It's a good thing that Koki isn't choleric. Otherwise, he would probably stab me (with just his eyeballs... oh wait, he already stabs me with his face though...)
Disseminate
To scatter widely; to make known
I must disseminate the news to the world that Koki is KUMO ONNA!!!
Judicious
Wise and careful
Koki is incapable of making judicious decisions because he's a clumsy fool.
Blatant
Offensively obvious; unpleasantly noisy
Sometimes, the blatant weird sounds that Nancy makes really annoy the heck out of me.
August
Inspiring awe or admiration, esp. because of high rank of character
Irene's totally august. Koki's totally not august, because Irene's sexier.
Definitive
Complete
My definitive answer to your question is "Yes, I do believe that Koki is Spiderwoman."
Palatable
Pleasant or acceptable to taste
The food that Koki cooks is barely palatable. Irene cooks better.
Generic
Without a trademark; general
Brocolli is a generic vegetable. In contrast, tomatoes are very un-generic because they are special.
Draconian
Extremely harsh and severe
Mommy can be very draconian at times.
Transient
Passing with time; remaining only briefly
Are feelings transient? Nothing of this world is forever, is it?
Quintessence
Pure substance or essence of something; pure example
Irene is the quintessence of HOT STUFF.
Robust
Strong and healthy
Daddy worries day and night about being robust, but he doesn't seem to realize that we are not always in control over our health.
Crevice
Crack or narrow fissure
This reminds me of that "scary" movie I watched with Koki.
Emphatic
Done or expressed with force
Whenever Nancy tries to tell me something, she's very emphatic about it --leaving me with numerous bruises! :(
Moribund
Approaching death; nearly obsolete
Dessicated brocolli can be considered moribund.
Pejorative
Having negative connotations; tending to belittle or disparage.
Synonym = Depreciate (To lower in estimation or esteem; lower in value).