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admonish
to caution or advise against something, to scold midly
breach
an opening, a gap, a violation
brigand
bandit
circumspect
cautious
commandeer
seize for official use
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle
deadlock
a complete standstill
debris
scattered fragments, wreckage
diffuse
to spread or scatter freely, widely
dilemma
a difficult problem
efface
to wipe out, to keep from being noticed
muddle
to make a mess of
opinionated
stubborn and unreasonable in one's ideas
perennial
lasting for a long time
predispose
to incline to beforehand
relinquish
to let go, to give up
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck
spasmodic
sudden and violent but brief
spurious
not genuine, true, valid
unbridled
uncontrolled, lacking restraint
adjourn
to stop proceedings for a time
alien
a citizen of another country
comely
a pleasing appearance
compensate
to make up for
dissolute
loose in one's morals or behavior
erratic
not regular or consistent
expulsion
the process of driving or forcing out
feint
a deliberately deceptive movement
fodder
food for horses or cattle
fortify
to strengthen to build up
illegible
difficult or impossible to read
jeer
to make fun of rudely or unkindly
lucrative
bringing in money, profitable
mediocre
average, ordinary
proliferate
to reproduce, increase
subjugate
to conquer by force
sully
to soil, stain, tarnish
tantlize
to tease, torment by teasing
terse
brief and to the point
unflinching
firm, showing no fear
adridge
to make shorter
adherent
a follower, a supporter
altercation
an angry argument
cherubic
resembling an angel portrayed as a child
condone
to pardon or overlook
dissent
to disagree
eminent
famous, outstanding
exorcise
to drive out by magic
fabricate
to make, to manufacture
irate
angry
marauder
a raider, a plunderer
obesity
extreme fatness
pauper
an extremely poor person
pilfer
to steal in small quantities
rift
a split, a break
semblance
likeness, an outward appearance
surmount
to overcome, to rise above
terminate
to bring to an end
trite
commonplace, overused
usurp
to seize and hold a position by force or without right