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adulterate
(v) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
ambidextrous
(adj) able to use both hands equally well, very skillful, deceitful, hypocritical
augment
(v) to make larger, increase
bereft
(adj. part) deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
deploy
(v) to position or arrange, to utilize, to form up
dour
(adj) stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
fortitude
(n) courage in facing difficulties
gape
(v) to stare with open mouth, to open the mouth wide, to open wide
gibe
(v) to utter taunting words (n) an expression of scorn
guise
(n) an external appearance, cover, mask
insidious
(adj) intended to deceive or entrap, sly, treacherous
intimation
(n) a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
(adj) wealthy, luxurious, ample, grandiose
pliable
(adj) easily bent, flexible, easily influenced
reiterate
(v) to say again, repeat
stolid
(adj) not easily moved mentally or emotionally, dull
tentative
(adj) experimental in nature, uncertain, hesitant
unkempt
(adj) not combed, untidy, not properly maintained, unpolished, rude
verbatim
(adj, adv) word for word, exactly as written or spoken
warily
(adv) cautiously, with great care