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abet
v. to aid, promote, encourage
abstain
to keep oneself back (from using or doing something)
adroit
adj. having skill
agglomerate
v. to pile or heap together
alacrity
cheerful willingness
forthright
adv. with directness
gaily
adv. merrily
hoodwink
v. to deceive
illusory
adj. deceptive
impervious
adj. impenetrable
perpetrator
n. the doer of a wrong or criminal act
pertinacious
adj. persistent
pugnacious
adj. quarrelsome; tending to fight or argue (being like a "pug"!)
rue
v. to REGRET extremely
rectify
v. to correct
predicament
n. a difficult situation
salutary
adj. beneficial
tangible
adj. can be felt by touch; perceptible by touch
transient
n. brief; lasting for a short time
transmute
v. to change in nature, substance, or form
unbiased
adj. impartial, as judgement
amorphous
adj. without a definite shape
assiduous
adj. diligent; hard-working
audacious
adj. bold; fearless; brave
audible`
adj. loud enough to be heard
belie
v. to misrepresent
penchant
n. a strong preference, liking, or inclination for something
decorum
n. properness; propriety
paucity
n. a lack of
enervate
v. weaken, deprive of strength