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abduct
ab duct

(v.) to kidnap, carry off by force
ambiguous
am big u ous

(adj.) not clear; having two or more possible meanings
balk
balk

(v.) to stop short and refuse to go on; to block
(n.) (in baseball) an illegal motion made by a pitcher
compact
com pact

(adj.) closely and firmly packed together; small
(v.) to squeeze together;
(n.) an agreement between parties; a small case containing a mirror and face powder; a small car
confer
con fer

(v.) to consult, talk over, exchange opinions; to present as a gift, favor, or honor
earmark
ear mark

(v.) to mark an animal's ear for identification; to set aside for a special purpose;
(n.) an identifying mark or feature
frigid
frig id

(adj.) extremely cold; lacking in warmth of feeling
implement
im ple ment

(n.) an instrument, tool;
(v.) to put into effect
incalculable
in cal cu la ble

(adj.) too great to be counted; unpredictable, uncertain
indisputable
in dis put a ble

(adj.) beyond question or argument, definitely true
intensive
in ten sive

(adj.) thorough, deep; showing great effort; concentrated
maneuver
ma neu ver

(n.) a planned movement; a skillful plan; a scheme
(v.) to perform or carry out such a planned movement
sabotage
sab o tage

(n.) an action taken to destroy something or to prevent it from working properly;
(v.) to take such destructive action
scant
scant

(adj.) not enough; barely enough; marked by a small or insufficient amount
stealthy
steal thy

(adj.) done in a way so as not to be seen or observed; sneaky; underhanded
strapping
strapp ing

(adj.) tall, strong, and healthy
strident
strid ent

(adj.) harsh, shrill; unpleasant sounding
thrive
thrive

(v.) to grow vigorously; to grow in wealth and possessions, prosper
valiant
val iant

(adj.) possessing or acting with bravery or boldness
titanic
ti tan ic

of enormous size, strength, power or scope