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to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
adulterate
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
ambidextrous
to make larger, increase
augment
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
bereft
to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
deploy
stern, unyielding, gloomy, il-humored
dour
courage in facing difficulties
fortitude
to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
gape
to utter taunting words,; an expression of scorn
gibe
an external apperance, cover, mask
guise
intended to deceie or entrap; sly, tracherous
insidious
a hint, indirect suggestion
intimation
wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
opulent
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
pliable
to say again, repeat
reiterate
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
stolid
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
tentative
not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
unkempt
word for word; exactly as written or spoken
verbatim
cautiously, with great care
warily
skillfull; expert in the use of the hands or mind
adriot
peaceable, friendly
amicable
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
averse
given a tighting, warlike; combativem agressive, one at war , one engaged in war
belligerent
kindly, charitable
benevolent
hasty, not through
cursory
treachery, deceitfulness
duplicity
to praise extravagantly
extol
possible, able to be done
feasile
a wry face, facial distortio; to make a wry face
grimace
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
holocaust
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impervious
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
impetus
danger
jeopardy
extremely careful; particular about details
meticulous
a longing for something past; homesickness
nastalgia
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical
quintessence
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
retrogress
to examine closly
scrutinize
lukewarm; unenthusiastic; marked by an absence of intrest
tepid
an enemy, opponent
adversary
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
alienate
a skillfull or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
artifice
to compel, force
coerce
cowardly; coward
craven
of or related to cooking or the kitchen
culinary
to erase, wipe out, cut out
delete
a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
demise
to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
exhilarate
plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish -yellow
fallow
to disturb; wory; to trouble by repeated attacks
harass
stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
inclement
to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
muse
so unimportant that it can be disregarded
negligible
to make permanent or long lasting
perpetuate
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
precedent
inflicting or aiming at punishment
punitive
to set right, remedy
redress
a temporary stay; to stay for a while
sojourn
refined in manner or stlye, suave
urbane
associated, connected
affiliated
to find out
ascertin
an accomplishment, the act of achieving
attainment
to give or pass on as an inheritance
bequeath
forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
cogent
to move toward one point, approach nearer together
converge
to scatter to spread far and wide
disperse
to regard highly; a highly favorable opinion or judgement
esteem
to earase, obliterate, destroy
expunge
having limites; lasting for a limited time
finite
not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
invulnerable
spitefu, showing ill will
malevolent
col and confident, unoncerned
nonchalant
knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
oniscient
a remebdy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems
scrupulous
to move about stealthuly; to lie in hiding
skulk
proud and contemptuous, showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
supercilious
stange, mysterious, wierd, beyond explanation
uncanny
easily excused, pardonable
venial
not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
invulnerable
spitefu, showing ill will
malevolent
col and confident, unoncerned
nonchalant
knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
oniscient
a remebdy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems
scrupulous
to move about stealthuly; to lie in hiding
skulk
proud and contemptuous, showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
supercilious
stange, mysterious, wierd, beyond explanation
uncanny
easily excused, pardonable
venial