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presispose
v. to incline to beforehand
diffuse
v. to spread or scatter freely or widely
adj. wordy, long winded
admonish
to caution or adise; Scold mildly
Breach
an opening; a gap; a violation or infraction
V. to create an opening
perennial
adj. lasting for a long time, persistant
n. a plant that lives for many years
brigand
a bandit
circumspect
careful, cautious
dilemma
n. a difficult or perplexing situation
commandeer
to seize for miitary use
spurious
adj. not genuine, not true, not valid
unbridled
adj. uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
relinquish
v. to let go, to give up
debris
n. scattered fragments, wreckage
efface
v. to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
spasmodic
adj. sudden and violent but brief; fitful intermittant
muddle
v. to make a mess of;
n. a hopeless mess
circumspect
careful, cautious
deadlock
n. a complete standstill
v. to bring to a standstill
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle, slow moving (adj)
opinionated
adj. stubborn and often unreasonable
salvage
v. to save from fire or shipwreck;
n. property thus saved