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adept
thoroughly skilled; an expert
aspire
to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
bleak
bare, dreary, dismal
chide
to blame; scold
despicable
worthy or scorn, contemptible
diminutive
small, smaller than most others of the same type
emancipate
to free from slavery; to release or liberate
erroneous
incorrect, containing mistakes
exploit
to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for personal profit; a feat, deed
extemporaneous
made or delivered on the spur of the moment
impair
to make imperfect, damage, harm
invincible
not able to be defeated, unbeatable
languid
drooping; without energy, sluggish
mire
mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation; to get stuck
obtrusive
forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out
preamble
an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
render
to cause to become; to perform; to deliver officially; to process, extract
rugged
rough, irregular; severe, stern; stong; stormy
skeptical
inclined to doubt; slow to accept something as true
slipshod
untidy in dress, personal habits, etc.; careless, sloppy