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Adverse
ad verse

adj)unfavorable, negative; working against, hostile

an adverse reaction
Manipulate
me nip ye late

(v) to handle or use skillfully; to manage or control for personal gain or advantage
Maximum
mak se mem

(n) the greatest possible amount or degree; (adj) reaching the greatest possible amount or degree
Mimic
mim ik

(n) a person who does imitations: (v) to imitate; to make fun of
Ruffle
ref el

(v) to wrinkle, make uneven; to annoy, upset; to flip through (n) a gathered strip of material used for trimming edges, a ripple; a low drumbeat
Serene
se ren

(adj) peaceful, calm; free of emotional upset; clear and free of storm; majestic, grand
Sheepish
shep ish

(adj) embarrassed; resembling a sheep in meekness, timid
Stamina
stam e ne

(n) the strength needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain, endurance
Arid
ar id

(adj)
extremely dry; uninteresting, dull

a region too arid for farming
Assailant
e sa lent
(n)
a person who attachks violently (with blows or words)

injured by an unknown assailant
Billow
bil o

(n) a large wave;

(v) to rise or swell like a wave
Confront
ken frent

(v) to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge
Constrain
ken stran

(v) to force, compel; to restrain, hold back
Contemporary
ken tem pe rer e

(adj) belonging tothe same period of time as oneself

(n) a person of the same time
Depict
di pikt

(v) to portray; to represent or show in the form of a picture
Disinterested
dis in trest id

(adj) fair-minded, free from selfish motives; indifferent
Encompass
en kem pes

(v) to encircle, go or reach around; to enclose; to include with a certain group or class
Groundless
graund les

(adj) without any good reason or cause, unjustified
Hypocrite
hip e krit

(n) a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better than he or she really is
Incomprehensible
in kam pri hen se bel

(adj) impossible to understand