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apt
suitable, fitting, quick to learn, likely
awry
in a turned or twisted position or direction; wrong
bludgeon
a short club used as a weapon; to use force or strong arguements to gain some heavy point
capitulate
to end resistance, give up, surrender
chafe
to feel annoynace or dissatisfaction, annoy
defile
to make unclean or dirty, destroy the purity of; to march in a single line, or column
dire
dreadful, causing fear or suffering
disarming
charming
disgruntled
in bad humor, discontented, annoyed
encroach
to advance beyond the usual or proper limits, trespass
endow
to furnish, equip
fend
to ward off, resist, manage
impunity
freedom from punishment
mien
air, manner, appearance, expression
penal
having to do with punishment
pertinent
related to the matter at hand, to the point
predominant
the greatest in strength or power, most common
prodigy
something wonderful or marvelous, an unusual feat
recluse
a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world
renown
fame, glory
accord
in agrrement, harmony
barter
an exchange
curt
short, rudely brief
devise
to think out, plan
dexterous
skillful in the use of hands, clever
engross
to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully
entail
to put a burden on, impose, require, involve
ferret
a kind of weasel, torment
habituate
to become used to
impending
about to happen, hanging over
personable
attractive; appealing
rue
regret
scoff
to make fun of, show contempt
transition
to change from one state or condition
trepidation
fear, fright, trembling
upbraid
to blame, scold
veritable
actual, true, real
vex
to annoy, anger, exasperate
vitality
strength, energy, liveliness
whimsical
subject to odd ideas, playful, unpredictable