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Admonish
To caution
Breach
a opening
brigand
a bandit
circumspect
careful
commandeer
to seize for official use
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle
deadlock
a complete standstill
debris
scattered fragments
diffuse
to spread out
dilemma
a difficut or perplexing situation
efface
to wipe out
muddle
to make a mess of
opinionated
stubborn
perennial
lasting a long time
predispose
to incline beforehand
relinquish
to let go
salvage
to save from fire
spasmodic
sudden violent but brief
spurious
not genuine
unbriddled
uncontrolled
adjourn
to stop preceedings for a time
alien
a citizen of another country
comely
having a pleasing appearance
compensate
to make up for
dissolute
loose in one moral behavior
erratic
not regular
expulsion
the process of driving out
feint
a deliberately deceptive movement
fodder
food for horse or cattle
fortify
to strengthen
illegible
difficult to read
jeer
to make fun of rudely
lucrative
bringing in money
mediocre
average
proliferate
to reproduce
subjugate
to conquer by force
sully
to soil
tantalize
to tease
terse
brief and to the point
unflinching
firm
abridge
to make shorter
adherent
a follower, supporter
altercation
an angry argument
cherubric
resembling an angel protrayed as beautiful
condone
to pardon
dissent
to disagree
eminent
famous
exorcise
to drive out by magic
fabricate
to make
irate
angry
marauder
a raider
obesity
extreme fatness
pauper
an extremely poor person
pilfer
to steal in small quantities
rift
a split
semblance
a likeness
surmount
to overcome
terminate
to bring to an end
trite
commonplace
usurp
to seize
abscond
to run off
access
approach or admittance
anarchy
a lack of government
arduous
hard to do
auspcious
favorable
biased
favoring one side
daunt
to overcome fear
disentangle
too free from tangles
fated
determined in advance
hoodwink
to mislead by a trick
inanimate
not having life
incinerate
to burn to ashes
intrepid
very brave
larceny
theft
pliant
bending readily
pompous
overly self-important
precipice
a very steep cliff
rectify
to make right
reprieve
a temporary relief or delay
revile
to attack with words
accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
to destroy completely
arbitrary
unreasonable
brazen
made of brass
catalyst
a substance that causes or hasten a chemical reaction
exodus
a large-scale departure
facilitate
to make easier
incorrigible
not able to be corrected
latent
hidden
militant
given to fighting
morose
having a gloomy or sullen manner
opaque
not letting light through
paramount
chief in importance
prattle
to talk in an aimless
rebut
to offer arguments
reprimand
to scold
servitude
slavery
slapdash
careless and hasty
stagnant
not running or flowing
succumb
to give way to superior force
atone
to make up for
bondage
slavery
credible
believable
defray
to pay for
dilligent
hardworking
doleful
sad
ghastly
frightful
hamper
to hold back
hew
to shape
impoverished
poor
incessant
never stopping
intricate
complicated
lucid
easy to understand
posthumous
occurring after death
prim
overly neat
sardonic
grimly
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient
supplant
to take the place of
taunt
to jeer at
tenacious
holding fast
adieu
farewell
advent
an arrival; a coming into place or view
apex
the highest point; the tip
assimilate
to absorb filly or make one's own
bogus
false, counterfeit
exorbitant
unreasonably high
interim
the time between
inundate
to flood by numbers or seize
malign
to speak evil
meander
to wander about
metropolis
a large city
momentous
very important
obstreperous
noisy
pensive
thoughtful
perilous
dangerous
shoddy
of poor quality
surly
angry and bad tempered
tirade
a long angry speech
vagrant
an idle wanderer
assurance
a pledge
asylum
an institution for care of children, elderly people
console
to comfort
dilate
to make or become larger or wider
dross
refuse
dwindle
to lessen
flippant
lacking in seriousness
immunity
resistance to disease
institute
to establish, set up
liability
a debt
preposterous
ridiculous
pugnacious
quarrelsome
rabid
furious
realm
a kingdom
rejuvenate
to make young again
remunerate
to reward
remunerate
to reward
sparse
scattered
sterling
genuine
venture
a risky
warp
to twist out of shape
auxiliary
giving assitance or support
candid
frank, sincere
cubicle
a small room
drudgery
work that is hard and tiresome
envoy
a representative
escalate
to elevate
expedient
a means to an end
feign
to pretend
flair
a natural quality or talent
grievous
causing sorrow or pain
heterogeneous
composed of different kinds
horde
vast number
impel
to force, drive foward
incredulous
disbelieving skepical
inscribe
to write or engrave
monologue
a speech by one actor
pronosis
a forcast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation
rasping
with a harsh sound
repugnant
offensive
scuttle
to sink a ship by cutting holes in it
adept
thoroughly skilled
aspire
to have ambitious hopes or plans
bleak
bare, dreary
chide
to blame
despicable
worthy of scorn
diminutive
small, smaller than most others of the same type
emancipate
to free from slavery
erroneous
incorrect mistakes
exploit
to make use of
extemporaneous
made or delievered on the spur of the moment
impair
to make imperfect
invincible
not able to be deafeated
languid
drooping
mire
mud, wet
obtrusive
forward
preamble
an introduction to a speech
render
to cause to come become
rugged
rough, irregular
skeptical
inclined to doubt
slipshod
untidy in dress
brevity
shortness
comport
to conduct or bear oneself
concise
expressing much in few words
demure
sober or serious in manner
depreciation
a lessening in value
deteriorate
to lower in quality
divulge
to tell, reveal
enlightened
free from ignorance
forestall
to prevent by acting first
garble
to distort in such a way as to make unintellible
proponent
one who puts forward a proposal
quaver
to shake
recoil
to spring back; shrink
recoup
to make up for
reek
an unpleasant smell
relentless
unyielding
rivulet
a small stream
squander
to spend foolishly
staccato
detached or disconnected in sound or style
statute
a law