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adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of lesser value

It will not adulterate the food
(pollute, contaminate)
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well, very skillful

(versatile)
augment
to make larger, increase

Augment their income
(add to)
bereft
deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
Bereft of friends and family
(deprived of)
deploy
to position or arrange, to form

Used to deploy troops
(organize)
dour
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
(harsh)
With a dour disposition
fortitude
courage in facing difficulties

Showed remarkable fortitude
gape (v) (n)
to stare with open mouth; open

To gape at the city lights
Gape in your skirt
gibe (v) (n)
to utter taunting words; n expression of scorn
gibe at them for cowardice
Resort to personal gibe
(mock, ridicule)
guise
an external appearance, costume, mask
presented themselves in the guise of
(costume, appearance)
insidious
sly,intended to deceive or entrap

Uncovered an insidious scheme
intimation
hint, indirect suggestion

Did not give any intimation
(clue,suggestion)
opulent
wealthy, luxurious, ample, grand
pliable
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
reiterate
to say again

Speakers often reiterate
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; neutral

Stolid people take things with stride
tentative
uncertain,hesitant; experimental in nature

Tentative agreement
Tentative plans/dates
unkempt
untidy, rude, not properly maintained, unpolished

It makes me look unkempt
verbatim (adj)

verbatim (adv)
word for word; exactly as written/spoken

He repeats it verbatim
Publish the verbatim text
warily (adv)

wary (adj)
cautiously; with great care

Hikers made their way warily up the rocky mountain.