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veer
(v.) to change direction or course, turn aside, shift

_____from one side to the other
legendary
(adj.) described in well-known stories; existing in old stories rather than real life

one of Rome's_____heros
venerate
(v.) to regard with reverance, look up to with great respect

taught to_____their leaders
detriment
(n.) harm or loss; injury, damage;a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage

a_____to our case
minimize
(v.) to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before

take measures to_____the risk
bountiful
(adj.) giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly

enjoyed the_____gifts of nature
wanton
(adj.) reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals; (n.) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals

guilty of_____cruelty
gingerly
(adj., adv.) with extreme care or caution

handled the newborn baby very_____
oblique
(adj.) slanting or sloping; not straightforward or direct

an_____blow that did little damage
antics
(pl.n.) ridiculous and unpredictable

amused by the _____ of the clowns
frugal
(adj.) economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager

a_____but nourishing meal
avowed
(adj.,part.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledged

an_____enemy of the plan
maim
(v.) to cripple, disable

a fall that could_____him for life
congested
(adj.,part.) overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess

lungs_____with fluids
durable
(adj.) sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time;(n.,pl.) consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years

a very_____kind of cloth
glut
(v.) to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing; (n.) an oversupply

a_____on the market
enterprising
(adj.) energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination

an_____young person
invalidate
(v.) to make valueless, take away all force or effect

took measures to _____the contract
banter
(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease; (n.) talk that is playful and teasing

_____good-naturedly with friends
incognito
(adj., adv.) in a disguised state, under an assumed name; (n.) the state of being disguised or a person in disguise

a celebrity traveling_____