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to enclose or surround by flowing over and around
engulf
acting harshly; rigorous or extreme in effect
drastic
to make a decision concerning a dispute
arbitrate
to pronounce distinctly
enunciate
to grant authority to
empower
capable of being dissolved
soluble
spying or the use or spies
espionage
produced artificially, machine-made, not natural
synthetic
a continuous series
sequence
to become resolved or determined
steel
extremely hot
torrid
to save in a good state
conserve
overly or tastelessly ornamented
gaudy
characterized by sudden changes
fickle
characterized by steady, painstaking effort
diligent
a severe test or experience
ordeal
a tendency to expect the best outcome
optimism
to burn to charcoal
char
to figure by mathematical means
compute
to bring together and express in definite form
embody
random, resulting from chance
haphazard
to lessen in price or value; to underrate or belittle
depreciate
to completely crush, suppress, or silence
squelch
distorted or twisted
gnarled
occurring at regular intervals of time
periodical
continuously present, continuing without interruption
perennial
clotted blood
gore
to stray from the direct course or away from others in a group
straggle
to block or hinder the advance of something
obstruct
to give up or pass up; to refrain from
forego
clumsy and slow moving; awkwardly and bulky
cumbersome
to indicate plainly; to point out distinctly
denote
to imitate
mimic
to join with a member or associate
affiliate
not flowing in a current or stream; motionless; inactive
stagnant
to leap or plunge forward
lunge
a wife or husband
spouse
showing disrespect and arrogance in speech or conduct
insolent
colossal or of great magnitude
titanic
to speak evil of; to undermine the reputation of
defame
to bargain, come to terms
dicker
cautious, shrewd, watchful on one's own interests
canny
to vandalize, mar, or ruin the surface of
deface
a sudden change of mind, wish, or desire
whim
stinkingly rotten; morally corrupt
putrid
bound or held responsible for by law
liable
to soothe or calm; to restore peace
pacify
skilled in art, trade, or branch of knowledge
proficient
failure to do something required by law or duty
default
governed by one's morals or sense of right and wrong
conscientious
to walk with a gentile, easy motion
amble
a mischievous adventure or prank
escapade
to work or act jointly with another
collaborate
one of a number of people occupying in the same dwelling
inmate
effortless, smooth, and rapid speech
fluent
neither masculine or feminine
neuter
densely populated
populous
various or miscellaneous
sundry
safe to be eaten
edible
dealing with financial matters
fiscal
one who dissents from an accepted belief or doctrine
heretic
a person accused or charged with a crime
culprit
one's life work
vocation
to show or illustrate by presenting an example
exemplify
threatening to occur immediately
imminent
distinguished, famous, outstanding
eminent
merry, full of fun, characterized by good humor
jovial