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v. to stop proceedings for a time; to move to another place
adjourn
adj. not regular or consistent
erratic
v. to caution or advise against something
admonish
v. to conquer by force, bring under complete control
subjugate
v. to pardon or overlook
condone
n. a split or break, breach
rift
v. to seize and hold a position by force or without right.
usurp
v. to disagree n. a disagreement
dissent
v. to overcome with fear, intimaidate
daunt
adj. bending readily, easily influenced
pliant
v. to make right, correct
rectify
n. a temporary relief or delay v. to grant a postponement
reprieve
adj. hidden, present but not realized
latent
n. slavery; any state of being held down
bondage
v. to hold back
hamper
n. refuse, waste products
dross
adj. thoughtful; melancholy
pensive
adj. quarrelsome, fond of fighting
pugnacious
v. to reward, pay
remunerate
adj.genuine, excellent
sterling
adj. angery bad-tempered; rude
surly
n. an idle wanderer, tramp adj. wandering aimlessly
vagrant
v. to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; get rid of something in a decisive way; to run hastily, scurry
scuttle
adj. disbelieving, skeptical
incredulous
n. a small room or compartment
cubicle
v. to blame, scold
chide
adj. small, smaller than most others of the same type.
diminutive
adj. made or delivered on the spur of the moment
extemporaneous
n. mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation; v. to get stuck in
mire
v. to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
comport
n. a small stream
rivulet
adj. very famous, distinguished
illustrious
adj. sly, shrewd, cunning
wily
n. an overwhelming defeat
debacle
adj. causing uncertainty or suspension; in a doubtful or uncertain state of mind
dubious
n. a tricky, deceitful, or unprincipled fellow
knave
adj. not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses
impenitent
adj. having a pleasing appearance
comely
v. to lessen, diminish
dwindle
v. to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size
inundate