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suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
apt
in a turned or twisted position or direction; wrong, out of the right or hoped-for course
awry
a short club used as a weapon; to strike with a heavy club; to use force or strong arguments to gain some point
bludgeon
to end resistance, give up surrender
capitulate
to warm by rubbing; to wear sore by rubbing; to feel annoyance or dissatisfaction, annoy, irk; to strain or press against; a sore or injury caused by rubbing
chafe
to make unclean or dirty, destroy the purity of; to march in a single line or in cloumns a narrow passage
defile
dreadful, causing fear or suffering; warning of trouble to come; demanding immediate action to avoid disaster
dire
charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness or suspicion
disarming
in bad humor, discontented, annoyed
disgruntled
to advance beyond the usual or proper limits, trespass
encroach
to furnish, equip, provide with funds or some other desirable thing or quality
endow
to ward off, resist; to get along, manage
fend
freedom from punishment
impunity
air, manner; appearance; expression
mien
having to do with punishment
penal
related to the matter at hand, to the point
pertinent
the greatest in strength or power; most common
predominant
something wonderful or marvelous; something monstrous or abnormal; an unusual feat; a child or young person with extraordinary ability or talent
prodigy
a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world
recluse
fame, glory
renown