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