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GAPE
to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
synonyms: gawk, ogle
GIBE
to utter taunting words;(n.)expression of scorn
synonyms: ridicule, mock, deride, jeer
GUISE
an external appearance, cover, mask
synonyms: costume, semblance, pretense
INSIDIOUS
intended to deceive or entrap;sly, treacherous
synonyms: cunning, underhanded, perfidious
INTIMATION
a hint, indirect suggestion
synonyms: clue, indication, inkling
OPULENT
wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
synonyms: rich, lavish, plentiful, abundant
PLIABLE
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
synonyms: supple, adaptable, resilient
REITERATE
to say again, repeat
synonyms: restate, rehash, recapitulate
STOLID
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
impassive, phlegmatic
TENTATIVE
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
provisional, inconclusive
UNKEMPT
not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
sloppy, disheveled, disordered, rough
VERBATIM
word for word; exactly as written or spoken
(adj.)exact;(adv.)precisely
WARILY
cautiously, with great care
carefully, prudently, gingerly
ADULTERATE
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
synonyms: contaminate, pollute, sully
AMBIDEXTROUS
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
SYNONYMS: VERSATILE, FACILE
AUGMENT
to make larger, increase
synonyms: enlarge, supplement, amplify
BEREFT
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
synonyms: bereaved
DEPLOY
to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
synonyms: station, organize
DOUR
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
synonyms: harsh, bleak, forbidding, saturnine
FORTITUDE
courage in facing difficulties
synonyms: resolve, steadfastness, mettle