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slipshod
adj. untidy in dress, personal habits, etc. ; ,careless, sloppy
diminutive
adj. small, smaller than most others of the same type
bleak
adj. bare, dreary, dismal
adept
adj. thouroughly skilled; an expert
skeptical
adj. inclined to doubt, slow to accept something as true
rugged
adj. rough, irregula; severe, stern; strong, stormy
render
v. to cause to become; to perform, to deliver officially, to process, extract
despicable
adj. worthy of scorn, contemptable
preamble
n. an introduction to a speech or a piece of writing
chide
v. to blame, scold
aspire
v. to have ambitious hopes or plans, stirve toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
exploit
v. to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for personal profit
n. a feat, a deed
erroneous
adj. incorrect, containing mistakes
emancipate
v. to free from slavery; to release or liberate
extemporaneous
adj. make or delivered on the spur of the moment
languid
adj. drooping; without energy; sluggish
impair
v. to make imperfect, damage, harm
invincible
adj. not able to be defeated, unbeatable
obtrusive
adj. forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out
mire
n. mud, wet swampy ground; a tough situation
v. to get stuck