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(v.)to seize for military or official use
commandeer
(v.) to incline to beforehand
predispose
(v.) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
efface
(adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
cumbersome
(n.) scattered fragments, wreckage
debris
(adj.) stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
opinionated
(adj.) uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
unbridled
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly, to remind of a duty
admonish
(n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
brigand
(adj.) lasting for a long time, persistent; (n.) a plant that lives for many years
perennial
(adj.) sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent
spasmodic
(v.) to make a mess of; [muddle through: to get by] (n.) a hopeless mess
muddle
(n.) a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
dilemma
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; (v.)to create an opening, break through
breach
(n.) a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions;(v.)to bring to such a standstill
deadlock
(v.) to spread or scatter freely or widely; (adj.)wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered, widely spread
diffuse
(adj.) not genuine, not true, not valid
spurious
(v.) to let go, give up
relinquish
(v.) to save from fire or shipwreck; (n.) property thus saved
salvage
(adj.) careful, cautious
circumspect