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alias
a li as

(n.) an assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity;
(adj.) otherwise called
amble
am ble

(v.) to walk slowly, stroll
(n.) an easy pace; a leisurely walk
burly
bur ly

(adj.) big and strong; muscular
distort
dis tort

(v.) to give a false or misleading account of; to twist out of shape
dogged
dogg ed

(adj.) persistent, stubbornly determined, refusing to give up
dumfounded
dum found ed

(adj.) so amazed that one is unable to speak; bewildered
extinct
ex tinct

(adj.) no longer in existence; gone out of use
fossil
foss il

(n.) the remains or traces of an animal or plant that lived in the past; an extremely old-fashioned person or thing;
(adj.) having qualities that belong to the remote past
grit
grit

(n.) very fine sand or gravel; courage in the face of hardship or danger;
(v.) to grind; to make a grating sound
inevitable
in ev i ta ble

(adj.) sure to happen, unavoidable
ingrained
in grained

(adj.) fixed deeply and firmly; worked into the grain or fiber; forming a part of the inmost being
meteoric
me te or ic

(adj.) resembling a meteor in speed; having sudden and temporary brilliance similar to a meteor's
parody
par o dy

(n.) a humorous or ridiculous imitation;
(v.) to make fun of something by imitating it
prevail
pre vail

(v.) to triumph over; succeed; to exist widely, be in general use; to get someone to do something by urging
rend
rend

(v.) to tear to pieces; split violently apart (past tense, rent)
replenish
re plen ish

(v.) to fill again, make good, replace
rummage
rumm age

(v.) to search through, investigate the contents of;
(n.) an active search; a collection of odd items
skimp
skimp

(v.) to save, be thrifty; to be extremely sparing with; to give little attention or effort to
sleuth
sleuth

(n.) a detective
vandalism
van dal is m

(n.) deliberate and pointless destruction of public or private property