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to corrupt, debase, or make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
adulterate
Able to use both hands with equal facility Unusually skillful; adroit, Deceptive or hypocritical
ambidextrous
To stare with open mouth, To open the mouth wide
gape
wealthy luxurious ample grandiose
opulent
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
stolid
not combed; untidy; not properly maintained
unkempt
word for word exactly as written or spoken
verbatim
given to fighting, warlike; combative, agressive
belligerent
to praise extravagantly
extol
a large scale destruction, especially by fire, a vast slaughter
holocaust
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impervious
extremely careful; particular about details
meticulous
the purest essence or forme of something; the most typical example
quintessence
to examine closely
scrutinize
to compel force
coerce
cowardly, a coward
craven
of or related to cooking or the kitchen
culinary
stormy; harsh; severe in attitude or action
inclement
to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
muse
inflicting or aiming at punishment
punitive
a temporary stay; to stay for a time
sojourn
associated, connected
affiliated
to regard highly; a highly favorable opinion or judgment
esteem
spiteful, showing ill will
malevolent
cool and confident; unconcerned
nonchalant
knowing everything; having unlimited awareness of understanding
omniscient
a remedy for all ills; cure all; an answer to all problems
panacea
easily excused; pardonable
venial
marked by honor, courtesy and courage; knightly
chivalrous
mercy, humaneness;mildness moderateness
clemency
a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
dearth
shy, lacking self-confidence, modest, reserved
diffident
to walf heavily or slowly; to walk slowly
plod
fierce and crule; agressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
trculent
extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful
virulent
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
destitute
unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
ominous
a high peak or point
pinnacle
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
premeditated
growing without check, running wild
rampant
comfort, relief; to comfort, console
solace
bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable servile
supple
to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
abhor
roomy spacious
commodious
eating away gradually, acidlike; bitterly sarcastic
corrosive
to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
inter
a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
martinet
deserving blame or punishment
reprehensible
filthy, wretched, debased
squalid