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adhere
v

to stick to
to support
affirm
v

to confirm
declare to be true
atrocity
n

an extremely wicked act
something very unpleasant
audition
n

a try out for a performer
cope
v

to struggle successfully against

n

a long religious cloke
deter
v

to discourage or prevent through fear or doubt
disquieting
adj

causing uneasiness or worry
empower
v

to permit
to give authority
fluent
adj

speaking or writing easily and smoothly
lag
v

to move slowly or fall behind someone
mangle
v

to injure very seriously by cutting or crushing
misapprehension
n

wrong idea
a misunderstanding
optimist
n

someone who thinks things will turn out for the best, as opposed to the worst
prowl
v

to roam about in search of something
stupefy
v

to make stupid or groggy

to surprise or astonish
sulky
adj

in a bad or nasty mood
supplement
n

a section added to a book or document
surge
v

heavy, violent swelling motion

a powerful forward rush
trait
n

a specific feature, especially of a personality
unscrupulous
adj

dishonest