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(v) to adjust or change to suit conditions
adapt
(v) to bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine
attest
(v) to fit together exactly; to connect so as to form a whole
(n) a carpentry figure resemblind a dove's tail
dovetail
(n) the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
enormity
(v) to hesitate, stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
falter
(n) a warning or feeling that something bad will happen
(adj) marked by fear, ominous
foreboding
(adj) totally abandoned and helpless; sad and lonely; wetched or pitiful; slmost hopeless
forlorn
(adj) chillingly proud and scornful
haughty
(n) a physical defect; a hindrance, obstacle
impediment
(adj) necessary, urgent
(n) a form of a verb expressing a command; that which is necessary or required
imperative
(v) to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dwadle, tarry
loiter
(v) to pretend illness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job
malinger
(adj) shot but full of meaning and point
pithy
(v) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully
(n) property stolen by force
plunder
(v) to smile or speak in a silly, forced way
(n) a silly, forced smile
simper
(adj) firmly fixed; constant, not moving or changing
steadfast
(adj) much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
vaunted
(v) to abuse or belittle unjustly or maliciously
vilify
(n) a person (usually a child) without a home or friend; a stray person or animal; something that comes along by chance, a stray bit
waif
(adj) twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly jumorous
wry