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gibe
to utter words, an expression of scorn
verbatim
word for word, exactly as written or spoken
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well, very skillfull, deceitful, hypocrtical
bereft
deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
deploy
to position or arrange, to utilize, form up
gape
to stare with open mouth, to open the mouth wide, to open wide
guise
an external appearence, cover, mask
opulent
wealthy, luxurious, ample, grandiose
pliable
easily bent, flexible, easily influenced
reiterate
to say again, repeat
unkempt
not combed, untidy, not properly maintained, unpolished, rude
warily
cautiously, with great care
tentative
experimental in nature, uncertain, hesitant
dour
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
augment
to amke larger, increase
insidious
intended to decieve or entrap, sly, treacherous
fortitude
courage in facing difficulties
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally, dull, unresponsive
intimation
a hint, indirect suggestion
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
averse
having a deep-seated distaste, opposed, unwilling
tepid
lukewarm, unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike, combative, aggressive, one at war, one engaged in war
duplicity
treachery, deceitfulness
quintessence
the purest or form of something, the most typical example
meticulous
extremely careful, particular about details
cursory
hasty, not thorough
feasible
possible, able to be done
impervious
not affected or hurt by, admitting of no passage or entrance
nostalgia
a longing for something past, homesickness
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire, a vast slaughter, a burnt offering
retrogress
to move backward, to return to an earlier condition
benevolent
kindly, charitable
amicable
peaceful, friendly
adroit
skillful, expert in the use of hands or mind
extol
to praise extravogently
grimace
a wry face, facial distortion, to make a wry face
scrutinize
to examine closely
jeopardy
danger
adversary
an enemy, opponent
alienate
to turn away, to make indifferent or hostile, to transfer, convey
artifice
a skillful or ingenious device, a clever trick, a clever skill, trickery
coerce
to compel, force
craven
cowardly, a coward
culinary
of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete
to erase, wipe out, cut out
demise
a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
exhilarate
to enliven, cheer, giver spirit, or liveliness to
fallow
plowed but not seeded, inactive, reddish-yellow, land left unseeded, to plow but not seed
harass
to disturb, to trouble by repeated attacks
inclement
stormy, harsh, severe in attitude or action
muse
to think about in a dreamy way, to ponder
negligible
so unimportant that is can be disregarded
perpetuate
to amke permanent or long lasting
precedent
an example that may serve as basis for imilation ot later action
punitive
inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress
to set right, remedy, relief from worng or injury
sojourn
a temporary stay, to stay for a time
urbane
refined in manner or style, suave