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ambidextrous

able to use both hands equally well; veery skillful, deceitful, hypocritical
S - equally skillful with both hands
A - clusy, all thumbs, maladroit
verbatim
word for word; exactly as written or spoken
synonyms - word for word, exact
antonyms - paraphrased
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of leser value
synonyms - to contaminate, pollute, sully
antonums - to purify, purge, expurgate
gape

to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide, to open wide
S- to gawk, ogle; to open wide
intimatoin
a hint, indirect suggestion
S - a clue, indication, inkling
A - a direct or blunt communication
opulent
wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandlose
synonyms - rich, lavish; plentiful, abundant
antonyms - poverty-stricken, wretced, destiture
bereft
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
synonyms - deprived; saddened by loss, bereaved
antonyms - replete, well provided with
reiterate
to say again, repeat
S- to repeat, rehash
insidioius
intended to deceive or intrap; sly, treacherous
synonyms - cunning, underhanded,perfidious
antonyms - frank, ingenuous, aboveboard
stolid
not easily moved, mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
synonyms - impassive, phlegmatic, unresponsive
antonyms - emotional, oversensitive; high-strung
fortitude
courage facing difficulties
synonyms - resolve, steadfastness, mettle
antonyms - fearfulness, timidity, faithheartednes
tentative
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
S - provisional, inconclusive
A - definite, conclusive, confirmed
gibe
to utter taunting words
an expression of scorn
synonym - to ridicule, mock, deride, jeer
antonyms - a compliment, praise
augment
to make larger, increase
S- to enlarge , supplement, amplify
A - to decrease, diminsh
warily

cautiously, with great care
S - carefully, prudently, gingerly
A - reklessly, heedlessly, incautiously
pliable
easily bent, flesible; easily infuenced
S - supple , adaptable, resilient
A -rigid, inflexible, recalcitrant
unkempt
not combed; untidy;not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
S - sloppy, disheveled; disordered; rough
A - well-groomed, tidy, neat, natty
guise
an external appearance, cover, mask
synonyms - a costume, semblance; a pretense
deploy
to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
S- to arrange, station, organize
dour
stern, unyielding; gloomy, ill-humored
synonyms -harsh, bleak, forbidding, saturnine
antonyms - cheery, inviting, genial