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