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(v.) to join at one end or be next to; to support, prop up
abut
(n.) clothes, apparel, garb; (v.) to dress, adorn, or bedeck
attire
(v.) to be of use or benefit to; to make use of; to take advantage of; to profit or benefit; (n.) use, benefit, or value
avail
(n.) a very close friend, pal, chum, buddy
crony
(adj.) puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic
cryptic
(adj.) going in different directions; different from each other; departing from convention, deviant
divergent
(n.) hatred, ill-will
enmity
(adj.) very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot
fervent
(adj.) thin and bony, starved looking; bare, barren
gaunt
(v.) to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily
infiltrate
(v.) to make of no value or consequence, cancel, wipe out
nullify
(adj.) capable of being grasped by the senses or mind
perceptible
(v.) to plunge straight down; (n.) a weight fastened to a line
plummet
(v.) to declare publicly or officially
proclaim
(n.) an agent, substitute; a written permission allowing one person to act in another's place
proxy
(v.) to cause anger, irritation, or bitterness (with the suggestion that the pain grows worse with time)
rankle
(n.) a person who collects or removes usable items from waste materials; an animal that feeds on refuse or dead bodies
scavenger
(v.) to limit, be sparing or frugal; (n.) a limit or restriction; a fixed share of work or duty; a period of activity
stint
(adj.) self-controlled, not showing feeling in response to pleasure or pain
stoical
(adj.) tireless, continuing with vigor
unflagging