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(adj.) slanting or sloping; not straightforward or direct
oblique
(adj.) giving freely, generous, plentiful, given abundantly
bountiful
(adj., part.) overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
congested
(adj., part.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
avowed
(v.) to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before
minimize
(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease
(n.) talk that is playful and teasing
banter
(adj.) sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time
(n., pl.) consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years
durable
(pl. n.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
antics
(adj.) described in
well-known stories; existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life
legendary
(adj., adv.) with extreme care or caution
gingerly
(adj.) energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination
enterprising
(adj., adv.) in a disguguised state, under an assumed name;
(n.) the state of being disguised or a person in disguise
incognito
(v.) to cripple, disable
maim
(adj.) reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals;
(n.) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals
wanton
(adj.) economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager
frugal
(n.) harm or loss, injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage
detriment
(v.) to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing;
(n.) an oversupply
glut
(v.) to make valueless, take away all force or effect
invalidate
(v.) to regard with reverence, look up to wiht great respect
venerate
(v.) to change direction or course, turn aside, shift
veer