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adroit
dkillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
amicable
peaceable, friendly
averse
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike
benevolent
kindly chairitable
cursory
hasty, not thorough
duplicity
treachery, deceitfulness

chicanery
extol
to praise extravagantly

criticize, belittle, disparage
feasible
possible, able to be done
grimace
a wry face, facial distortion
holocause
a large scale destruction, usually by fire

deluge, inundation
impervious
not affected or hurt by, admitting no entrance

porous, permeable, vulnerable
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus

curb, hindrance, impediment, constraint
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
nostalgia
a longing for something past, homeickness
quintessence
the purest essence or form of something, most typical example
retrogress
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
tepid
lukewarn, unenthusiastic, doesnt care