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adultrate
to corrupt, make worse by addition of something of lesser balue
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; decietful; hypocrtical
augment
to make larger, increase
bereft
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
deploy
to position or arange; to utilize; to form up
dour
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill humored
fortitude
couage in facing dificulties
gape
to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
gibe
to utter taunting words;(n) an expression of scorn
guise
an external appearance, cover, mask
insidious
intended to decieve or entrap; sly treacherous
intmation
a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
wealty, luxurios, ample, grandiose
pliabe
easily bent, flexible, easily influenced
reiterate
to say again, repeat
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
tentative
experimental in natire, uncertain, hesitant
unkempt
not combed, untidy, not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
verbatim
word for worf
warily
cautiously
adriot
skillfull, expert in the use of hands or mind
amicable
peacable, friendly
averse
having a deep-seated distast; opposed, unwilling
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike
benevolent
kindly, charitable
cursory
hasty, not thorough
duplicity
treachery, decietfulness
extol
to praise extravagantly
feasible
pssoble, able to be done
grimace
a wry face, facial distortion
holocaust
a large scale destruction, especially by a fire, a vast slaughter
impervious
not affected or hurt by
impetus
a mving force
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
nostalgia
a longing for something past
quintessence
the purest essence of something
retrogress
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
tepid
lukewarl unenthusiastic; marked by an absence of interest
adversary
an enemy
alienate
to turn away
artifice
a skillful or ingenious device
coerce
to compel, force
craven
cowardly
culinary
of or related to cooking or in a kitchen
delete
to erase, wipe out, cut out
demise
a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
exhilirate
to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
fallow
plowed but not seeded
harass
to disturb, worry
inclement
stormy, harsh
muse
to think about in a dreamy way
negligible
so unimportant that it can be disregarded
perpetuate
to make permant or long-lasting
precedent
an example that may serve as a basis for later action
punitive
inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress
to set right, remedy
sojourn
a temporary stay
urbane
refined in a manner, suave
affiliated
asociated, connected
ascertain
to find out
attainment
an accomplishment
bequeth
to give or pass as an inheritence
cogent
forceful and compelling; convincing; relevant
converge
to move toward one point, approach nearer together
disperse
to scatter
esteem
to regard highly
expunge
to erase, obliterate, destroy
finite
having limits
invulnerable
not able to be wounded or hurt
malevolent
spiteful
nonchalant
cool and confident
omniscient
knowing everything
panacea
a remedy for all ills
scrupulous
exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details
skulk
to move stealthily
supercilious
proud and contemptous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
uncanny
strane, mysterious, weird
venial
easily excused
altruistic
unselfish
assent
to express agreement
benefactor
one who does good to others
chivalrous
marked by honor, courtesy and courage
clemency
mercy, humaneness
dearth
a lack, scaricity, inadequate supply
diffident
shy, lacking self-confidence
discrepancy
a difference; a lack of agreement
embark
to go overboard; to make a start
facile
easily done or attained
indomitable
unconquerable
infallible
free from error
plod
to walkd heavily or slowly
pungent
causing a sharp sensation
remiss
neglectiful in ones duties
repose
to rest, lie, place
temerity
rashness, boldness
truculent
fierce and cruel
unfeigned
sincere; real
virulent
extremely poisonous
accede
to yield to
brandish
to wave or flourish in a mencing or vigarous fashion
comprise
to include or contain; to be made up of
deft
skillfull; nimble
destitute
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
explicit
definite; clearly stated
extirpate
to tear up by the roots, to destroy totally
inoppurtune
coming at a bad time; not appropriate
ironic
suggesting an incongruity between what might be and what is
musty
stale, moldy
officious
meddling; excessivly forward in offering services of assuming authority
ominous
unfavorable; threatening
pinnacle
a high peak or point
premeditaed
considered beforehand
rampant
growing without check
solace
comfort, relief
stately
dignified; majestic
supple
bending easily
suppres
to stop by force, put down
venal
open to or marked by bribery or corruption