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incognito
adj.adverb- in a disgusted state, under an assumed name; noun-the state of being disguised or a person in disguise
a celebrity travling incognito.
banter
verb- to exchange playful remarks,tease. noun- talk that is playful and teasing
banter good-naturedly with frieds.
legendary
adj.- described in well-known stories;exsisting in old stories(ledgends)rather than in real life
one of Rome's legendary heroes.
avowed
adj.part.- declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
an avowed enemy of the plan.
maim
verb- to cripple, disable
a fall that could maim him for life.
antics
plural noun- ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
amused by the antics of the clowns.
durable
adj.-sturdy,not easily worn out or destoryed; lasting for a long time; plural noun-consumer goods used repeadidly over a series of years
a very durable kind of cloth.
oblique
adj.- slanting or sloping; not strait foward or direct
an oblique blow that did little damage.
ditriment
noun- harm or loss;injury,damage;a disadvantage;a cause of harm,injury, loss,or damage
a detriment to our cause.
veer
verb- to change direction ro course, turn aside, shift
veer from one side to the other.
enterprising
adj.-energetic,willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination
an enterprising young person.
minimize
verb- to make as small as possible, make the least of ;to make smaller than before
take measures to minimize the risk.
frugal
adj.- economical,avoiding waste and luxury;scantly, poor,meager
a frugal but nourishing meal.
vernerate
verb- to regard with refrence, look up to great respect
taught to venerate their leaders.
congested
adj.part.-overcrowded,filled or occupied to excess
lungs congested with fluids.
wanton
adj.- reckless;heartless, unjustifiable;loose in morals
noun-a spoiled,pamperd person;one with low morals
guilty of wanton cruelty.
bountiful
adj.- giving freely,generous,plentiful,given abudently
enjoyed the bountiful gifts of nature.
gingerly
adj.adverb- with extreme care or caution
handeled the newborn baby very gingerly.
invalidate
verb- to make valueless, take away all force or effect
took measures to invalidate the contract.
glut
verb- to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing;noun- an oversupply
a glut on the market.