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adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value

purify, purge, expurgate
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well

clumsy, all thumbs, maladroit
augment
to make larger, increase

decrese, diminish
bereft
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
deploy
to position or arrange
dour
stern, unyielding, gloomy

cheery, inviting, genial
fortitude
courage in facing difficulties

fearfulness, timidity, faintheartedness
gape
to stare with open mouth
give
to utter taunting words n. an expression of scorn

compliment, praise
guise
an external appearance, cover, mask
insidious
intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous

frank, ingenuous, aboveboard
intimation
a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
weatlhy, luxurious, ample' grandiose

poverty-stricken, wretched, destitute
pliable
easily bent, flexible

rigid, inflexible, recalcitrant
reiterate
to say again, repeat
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally

emotional, oversensitive, high-strung
tentative
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant

definite, conclusive, confirmed
unkempt
not combed; untidy; not properly maintained

well-groomed, tidy, neat, natty
verbatim
word for word; exactly as written or spoken

paraphrased
warily
cautiously, with great care

carefully, prudently, gingerly