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anonymous
unnamed, without the name of the person involved (writer, composer, etc.); unknown; lacking individuality or character
browse
to nibble, graze; to read casually; to window-shop
dupe
(n) a person easily tricked or deceived
(v) to deceive
dynamic
active, energetic, forceful
eradicate
to root out, get rid of, destroy completely
frustrate
to prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; to cause feelings of discouragement
grim
stern, merciless; fierce, savage, cruel
inimitable
no capable of being copied or imitated
makeshift
(n) a temporary substitute for something else
(adj) crude, flimsy, or temporary
marginal
in, at, or near the edge or margin; only barely good, large, or important enough for the purpose
pending
(adj) waiting to be settled
(prep) until
prescribe
to order as a rule or course to be followed; to order for medical purposes
preview
(n) something seen in advance
(v) to view beforehand
prominent
standing out so as to be easily seen; important, well-known
quaint
odd or old-fashioned in a pleasing way; clever, ingenious; skillfully made
reluctant
unwilling, holding back
crimp
to handle very economically or stingily; to supply in a way that is small, short, or scanty
snare
(v) to trap, catch
(n) a trap or entanglement
utmost
(adj) greatest, highest, furthest
(n) the extreme limit
vengeance
punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence