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scuttle
to open holes in a ship in order to sink it
founder
to sink below the water; to fail completely
insipid
uninteresting
venue
the location where something takes place
torrid
parched with heat; ardent or passionate
trifle
something that lacks significance or worth
disparate
entirely unalike
masonry
stonework or brickwork
authoritarian
demanding unquestioning obedience
ebullient
in high spirits

boiling or seeming to boil
dampen
to deaden, restrain, or repress
livid
discolored; as from a bruise
morbid
awful
demur
to object; to disagree with something
elocution
the art of public speaking, with attention to delivery
vibrant
lively
capricious
erratic; tending to change abruptly
recondite
not easily understood
transparent
obvious, undisguised
offset
to balance or counteract
enthrall
to hold as if in a spell; to captivate
perspicacious
having keen perception or understanding
reprise
a recurrence or resumption of an action

to repeat
forbear
to be patient or avoid doing
lineage
direct descent from an ancestor
trudge
to walk in a heavy-footed way
preclude
to make impossible; to prevent the occurrence of
imapprehension
a misunderstanding
conjugal
pertaining to marriage relationships
oobr
someone who is impolite and rude
convene
to bring together
telltale
indicating or revealing information
pallid
faint in color; pale
sordid
extremely dirty
extrapolate
to predict by extending known information
divest
to strip, as of clothes; to deprive, as of property or rights