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curtail
to shorten, to reduce
defunct
inactive, lifeless, not functioning (refers to organism)
elusive
hard to identify, unpredictable
contend
argue, to compete
rudimentary
basic, fundamental
spendthrift
one who spends a lot or wastefully
intrepid
someone who is fearless, brave, courageous
lethargic
tired
mandate
command and order, dictate
impede
to interfere
inclement
lacks mercy, too harsh, too stormy
indigenous
native, local
inadvertently
in careless manner: without intending to or without realizing
insipid
dull
interrogate
question somebody thoroughly
fidelity
faithfulness, used in marriage, loyalty
gregarious
soical,outgoing, friendly
hypothetical
theory
augment
to increase, to enlarge
censure
rebuke, negative judgement
concur
to agree
abnor
dislike, hate
alacrity
willingness to do something, promptness
animosity
strong hatred
lackluster
dull, lifeless ( refers to personality)
ludicrous
ridiculous; absurd
opaque
unable to be penetrated of light; shady
pervasive
widespread,prevaded,present everywhere: spreading widely or present throughout something
premonition
bad feeling to the future
rebuff
rejection, repel