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adhere
ad here

(v.) to stick to, remain attached; to be devoted as a follower or supporter
affirm
a ffirm

(v.) to declare to be true, state positively; to confirm
atrocity
a troc it y

(n.) an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act; something very bad or unpleasant
audition
au diti on

(n.) a trial hearing for a performer;
(v.) to conduct or perform such a hearing
cope
cope

(v.) to struggle successfully against; to prove to be a match for, deal with satisfactorily;
(n.) a long religious cloak; a canopy
deter
de ter

(v.) to discourage or prevent through fear or doubt
disquieting
dis qui et ing

(adj.) causing uneasiness or worry
empower
em pow er

(v.) to give power or authority to; to enable; to permit
fluent
flu ent

(adj.) speaking or writing easily and smoothly, flowing gracefully
lag
lag

(v.) to move slowly or fall behind;
(n.) a falling behind; the amount by which someone or something is behind; an interval
mangle
man gle

(v.) to injure very seriously by cutting, tearing, crushing, etc,; to bring to ruin
misapprehension
mis app re hen sion

(n.) a wrong idea, misunderstanding
optimist
op ti mist

(n.) one who expects things to turn out for the best
prowl
prowl

(v.) to roam about stealthily in search of something
stupefy
stu pi fy

(v.) to make stupid, dull, or groggy; to surprise or astonish
sulky
sul ky

(adj.) in a bad or nasty mood, resentful; gloomy
supplement
supp le ment

(n.) something added to complete a thing or make up for a lack; a section added to a book or document;
(v.) to provide such an addition or completion
surge
surge

(v.) to have a heavy, violent, swelling motion (like waves)
(n.) a powerful, forward rush
trait
trait

(n.) a quality or characteristic (especially of personality), a distinguishing feature
unscrupulous
un scru pu lous

(adj.) dishonest; not guided or controlled by moral principles