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apparel
ap par el

(n) clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration
(v) to put clothes on, dress up
besiege
be siege

(v) to attack by surrounding with military forces; to cause worry or trouble
compress
(v com press)
(n com press)

(v) to press together; to reduce in size or volume
(n) a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
denounce
de nounce

(v) to condemn openly; to accuse formally
dispatch
dis patch

(v) to send off or out for a purpose; to kill
(n) an official message; promptness. speed, the act of killing
douse
(v) to plunge into a liquid; drench; to put out quickly
expressly
ex press ly

(adv) plainly; in so many words; for a particular purpose
famished
fam ished

(adj; part)suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something
forsake
for sake

(v) to give up; renounce; to leave; abandon
gainful
gain ful

(adj) profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage
immense
im mense

(adj) very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
inept
in ept

(adj) totally without skill or appropriateness
ingenious
in gen ious

(adj) showing remarkable originality; inventiveness; or resourcefulness; clever
instantaneous
in stan ta ne ous

(adj) done in an instant; immediate
irk
(v) to annoy; trouble; make weary
libel
li bel

(n) a statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made

(v) to write or publish such a statement
misgiving
mis giv ing

(n) a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
oaf
(n) a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow individual
recede
re cede

(v) to go or move backward; to become more distant
repast
re past

(n) a meal; food