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impediment
-noun
-obstruction; hindrance
-obstacle
-encouragement
impede
-verb
-to retard in movement,progress
-slow
-advance
indolent
-adjective
-slow and slothful
-idle
-active
indolence
-noun
-state of being indolent
-laziness
intact
-adjective
-not altered, broken
-complete
invalid
-adjective
-void, without legal force

-valid
invalidate
-verb
-to render invalid; discredit
-disprove
-prove
invalid
-noun
-an infirm or sickly person
noncarcinogenic
-adjective
-not causing cancer

-carcinogenic
parsimonious
-adjuective
-frugal or stingy
-covetous
-generous
parsimony
-noun
excessive frugality
raze
-verb
-to tear down; demolish
-destroy
-create
reticent
-adjective
-reserved
-quiet
-talkative
reticence
-adjective
-reluctant, restrained
-uncommunicative
-voluble
retire
-verb
-withdraw, go away, fallback
-leave
retort
-noun
-severe, incisive reply
-retaliate
retort
-verb
-to reply in a sharp way
-retaliate
subvert
-verb
-overthrow, undermine
-upset
subversion
-noun
-the act of overthrowing
tractable
-adjective
-easly managed or controlled
-governable
-stubborn
tractability
-adjective
-yielding
baffle
-verb
-bewilder, confuse, perplex
-thwart
baffling
-verb
-to confuse; confusing
cinema
-noun
-motion picture
cinematography
-noun
-art of motion picture photography
despise
-verb
-to regard with contempt, scorn
-detest
-admire
despicable
-adjective
-deserving of scorn
ebullient
-adjective
-overflowing with fervor
-overflowing with enthusiasm
exaggerate
-verb
-overstate
-embellish
-minimize
exaggeration
-noun
-act of overstating