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adulterate
(v) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value

syn: contaminate, pollute, sully
ambidexterous
(adj) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical

syn: versatile, facile
augment
(v) to make larger, increase

syn. enlarge, supplement, amplify
bereft
(adj) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

syn: bereaved
deploy
(v) to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up

syn: station, organize
dour
(adj) stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored

syn: harsh, bleak, forbidding, saturine
fortitude
(n) courage in facing difficulties

syn: resolve, steadfastness, mettle
gape
(v) to stare with open mouth; to open mouth wide; to open wide

syn: gaek, ogle
gibe
(v) to utter taunting words
(n) an expression of scorn

syn: (v) to ridicule, mock, deride, jeer
guise
(n) an external appearence, cover, mask

syn: costume, semblance, pretense
insidious
(adj) intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous

syn: cunning, underhanded, perfidious
intimation
(n) a hint, indirect suggestion

syn: clue, indication, inkiling
opulent
(adj) wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose

syn: rich, lavish, plentiful, abundant
pliable
(adj) easily bent, flexible; easily influenced

syn: supple, adaptable, resilient
reiterate
(v) to say again, repeat

syn: restate, rehash, recapitulate
stolid
(adj) not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive

syn: impassive, phlegmatic
tentative
(adj) experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant

syn: provisional, inconclusive
unkempt
(adj) not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude

syn: sloppy, disheveled, disordered, rough
verbaitim
(adj) word for word; exactly as written or spoken

syn: exact, precisely
warily
(adv) cautiously, with great care

syn: carefully, prudently, gingerly