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admonish
to caution or advise against something to scold midly to remind of a duty
S:warn call on the back
A: praise pat on the back
Breach
an opening gap rupture rift a violaton or infraction to create an opening break through
A: close seal
Brigand
a bandit robber outlaw highwayman
circumspect
careful cautious
s:wary prudent guarded
a: incautious rash reckless heedless
commandeer
to seize for military or official use
S: take over, requisition, expropriate
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
S: unwieldy, ponderous
A: manageable, easy to handle
deadlock
a stand still resulting from the oppsosition of two equal forces or fractions to bring to such a standstill
S:standoff stalemate impasse
A:agreement accord breaktrough
debris
scatteres fragments wreckage
S:rubble detritus flotsam jetsam
diffuse
to spread or scatter freely or widely
S:disperse rambling verbose prolix
A:concentrate brief concise succinct
dilemma
difficult or perplexing sitiation or problem
S:predicament pickle
A:cinch
efface
to wipe out S: blot out erase obliterate
muddle
to make a mess of muddle throgh to get by
S:jumble mess up confusion disorder A: orderliness tidiness neatness
opinionated
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas having a closed mind
S:obstinate pigheaded inflexible
A:open-minded reasonable
perennial
lasting for long time presistent s:enduring recurring A: brief short-lived fleeting ephemeral
predispose
to incline to befoehand S:make susceptible to
A:immunize against sheild from
relinquish
to let go give up
S:surrender abandon
A: hold on to keep retain cling to
salvage
to ssave fire or ship wreck property thus saved S:rescue recover retrieve relaim A:abandon scrap junk
spasmodic
suuden and violent but brief fitful intermittent S:iireagular ocassional
A:steady continuous chronic
spurious
not genuine not true not valid S:false counterfeit fraudulent bogus A:genuine authentic bona fide valid
unbriled
uncontrolled lacking in restraint S:unrestraines unchecked A:restrained held incheck muted