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anecdote
(n.) a short account of an incident in someone's life
consolidate
(v.) to combine, unite; to make solid or firm
counterfeit
(n.) an imitation designed to deceive; (adj.) not genuine, fake; (v.) to make an illegal copy
docile
(adj.) easily taught, led or managed; obedient
dominate
(v.) to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height
entreat
(v.) to get, implore, ask earnestly
fallible
(adj.) capable of being wrong, mistaken, or inaccurate
fickle
(adj.) liable to change very rapidly, erratic; marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, inconsistent
fugitive
(n.) one who flees or runs away; (adj.) fleeting, lasting a very short time; wandering; difficult to grasp
grimy
(adj.) very dirty, covered with dirt or soot
iota
(n.) a very small part or quantity
maul
(v.) to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle; (n.) a heavy hammer
potential
(adj.) possible, able to happen; (n.) something that can develop or become a reality
radiant
(adj.) shining, bright; giving forth light or energy
rural
(adj.) relating to farm areas and life in the country
substantial
(adj.) large, important; major, significant; prosperous; not imaginary, material
tactful
(adj.) skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite
tamper
(v.) to interfere with; to meddle rashly or foolishly with; to handle in a secret and improper way
ultimate
(adj.) last, final; most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental
uncertainty
(n.) doubt, the state of being unsure