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admonish
v. to caution/advise against something
to scold mildly
to remind of duty
breach
n. and opening/gap/rupture/rift
a violation or infraction

v. to create an opening, break through
brigand
n. a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
circumspect
adj. careful, cautious
commandeer
v. to seize for military or official use
cumbersome
adj. clumsy, hard to handle
slow moving
deadlock
n. a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces

v. to bring to a standstill
debris
n. scattered fragments, wreckage
diffuse
v. to spread or scatter freely
adj. wordy, long-winded, unfocused, scattered, widely scattered
dilemma
n. a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
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 hopless mess
opinionated
adj. stubborn/unreasonable in holding to one's ideas
having a closed mind
perennial
adj. lasting 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/shipwreck
n. property thus saved
spasmodic
adj. sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent
spurious
adj. not genuine, not true, not valid
unbridled
adj. uncontrolled, lacking in restraint