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unfavorable, harmful, working against
adverse
extrememly dry; uninteresting, dull
arid
person who attacks violently (with blows or words)
assailant
(n)a large wave, (v) to rise, or swell like a wave
billow
(adj) living or existing at the same time as someone or somthing else; existing or living at the present time; (n) one who is of nearly the same age as someone else
contemporary
(v) to meet face to face; to oppose
confront
(v) to force, compel; to restrain, hold back
constrain
(v) to portray; to represent or show in the form of a picture
depict
(adj) fair-minded, free from selfish motives (often used incorrectly for uninterested, meaning "lacking in interest")
disinterested
(v) to encircle, go or reach around; enclose; to include with a certain group or class
encompass
(adj) without any good reson or cause, unjustified
groundless
(n.) a person who pretends to be what he or she is not; a person who tries to give the impression of being better than he or she actually is
hypocrite
(adj) impossible to understand
incomprehensible
(v) to handle or use skillfully; to manage or control for personal gain or advantage
manipulate
(n) the greatest possible amount or degree; (adj) reaching the greatest possible amount or degree
maximum
(n) person who does imitations; (v) to imitate; to make fun of
mimic
(v) to wrinkle; make uneven; to annoy, upset (n) gathered strip of material used for trimming edges
ruffle
(adj) awkward; embarrassed; shy
sheepish
(n) strength needed to keep going; power to overcome physical or mental strain; sickness, etc.
stamina
(v) to set aside or drop from use; to take the place of
supersede