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admonish
(ad man' ish)
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty
breach
(brech)
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to create an opening, break through
brigand
(brig' end)
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
circumspect
(ser' kem spekt)
careful, cautious
commandeer
(kam en der')
to seize for military or official use
cumbersome
(kem' ber sem)
clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
deadlock
(ded' lak)
a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or fractions; to bring to such a standstill
debris
(de bre')
scattered fragments, wreckage
diffuse
(dif yuz')
to spread or scatter freely or wildly; wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread
dilemma
(di lem' e)
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
efface
(e fas')
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
muddle
(med' el)
to make a mess of; to get by; a hopeless mess
opinionated
(e pin' yen at id)
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
perennial
(pe ren' e el)
lasting for a long time, persistent; a plant that lives for many years
predispose
(pre dis poz')
to incline to beforehand
relinquish
(re lin' kwish)
to let go, give up
salvage
(sal' vij)
to save from fire or shipwreck; property thus saved
spasmodic
(spaz mad' ik)
sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent
spurious
(spyu' re es)
not genuine, not true, not valid
unbridled
(en brid' eld)
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint