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versatile
having many uses or applications
imperishable
not subject to decay
intrepid
fearless
arduous
strenuous and difficult
scrupulous
very careful or conscientious
lax
negligent
sporadic
irregular or random
corroborated
confirmed
bungled
mismanaged
inordinate
excessive or immoderate
intricate
composed of many complicated and complexly arranged elements
quaint
charming in an old-fashioned way
obsolescent
obsolete or no longer useful
rudimentary
basic; plain
protean
capable of readily taking on different forms
eradicate
abolish
allegiance
loyalty
providence
careful preparation or prudent management
sustain
nourish
indigenous
occurring naturally; innate
diffuse
widely spread or scattered
resilient
capable of recovering quickly from illness or misfortune
exhilarating
exciting
melodious
tuneful and pleasing
stifling
suffocating
sublime
tending to inspire awe, usually because of some elevated quality
indolent
lazy
indignant
righteously angry
upbraided
scolded or reproved
insolent
arrogant or impudent
exonerated
cleared of a charge or declared blameless
indulgent
kind or lenient
castigated
reprimanded
condoned
excused
convert
person who adopts a new belief or view
bigot
person who is prejudiced against those holding different views
loath
unwilling
susceptible
easily persuaded
recluse
person who lives in seclusion
slicker
waterproof coat
immaculate
very clean
gangplank
ramp used as a bridge between a ship and a pier
riverbed
channel where water flows
mortar
material used in construction for plastering
sap
fluid that carries nutrients through a tree
siding
material used to surface a house
avenge
to have revenge
relegate
to assign something to a position
decree
to issue a rule for religion
arboretum
place where plants are housed for public exhibition
squall
brief, sudden storm with strong wind
cloudburst
brief, sudden storm with heavy rain
skittish
someone who is easy to frighten
gullible
someone who is easy to swindle
effigy
crude, hated figure
ingrate
person with no gratitude
truant
person avoiding an education
atrophy
degeneration
putrefaction
decomposition; corruption
replication
answer; copy; repeated procedure
indignation
righteous anger
sect
faction of people with same beliefs, existing within a larger group
deplorable
worthy of contempt
debauch
act of wickedness and immorality
jubilation
great happiness
chagrined
embarrassed because of a disappointment or failure
resignation
passive submission