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(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of lesser value
adulterate
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
ambidextrous
(v.) to make larger, increase
augment
(adj.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
bereft
(v.) to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
deploy
(adj.) stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
dour
(n.) courage in facing difficulties
fortitude
(v.) to stare w/ open mouth; to open the mouh wide; to open wide
gape
(v.) to utter taunting words
(n.) an expression of scorn
gibe
(n.) an external appearance, cover, mask
guise
(adj.) intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
insidious
(n.) a hint, indirect suggestion
intimation
(adj.) wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
opulent
(adj.) easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
pliable
(v.) to say again, repeat
reiterate
(adj.) not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
stolid
(adj.) experimaented in nature; uncertain, hesitant
tentative
(adj.) not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
unkempt
(adj.,adv.) word for word; exactly as written or spoken
verbatim
(adv.) cautiously, w/ great care
warily
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands
adroit
(adj.) peaceable, friendly
amicable
(adj.) having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
averse
(adj.) given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive
(n.)one at war, one engaged in war
belligerent
(adj.) kindly, charitable
benevolent
(adj.) hasty, not thorough
cursory
(n.) treachery, deceitfulness
duplicity
(v.) to praise extravagantly
extol
(adj.) possible, able to be done
feasible
(n.) a wry face, facial distortion
(v.) to make a wry face
grimace
(n.) a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
holocaust
(adj.) not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impervious
(n.) a moving force, impulse, stimulus
impetus
(n.) danger
jeopardy
(adj.) extremely careful; paticular about details
meticulous
(n.) a longing for something past; homesickness
nostalgia
(n.) the purest essence or form of someting; the most typical example
quintessence
(v.) to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
retrogress
(v.) to examine closely
scrutinize
(adj.) lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
tepid
(n.) an enemy, opponent
adversary
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
alienate
(n.) a skillful or ingenious devie; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
artifice
(v.) to compel, force
coerce
(adj.) cowardly
(n.) a coward
craven
(adj.) of or related to cooking or the kitchen
culinary
(v.) to erase, wipe out, cut out
delete
(n.) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
demise
(v.) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
exhilarate
(adj.) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow;
(n.) land left unseeded
(v.) to plow but not seed
fallow
(v.) to disturb, worry; trouble by repeated attacks
harass
(adj.)stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
inclement
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
muse
(adj.) so unimportant that it can be disregarded
negligible
(v.) to make permanent or long lasting
perpetuate
(n.) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
precedent
(adj.) inflicting or aiming at punishment
puntitive
(v.) to set right, remedy;
(n.) relief from wrong or injury
redress
(n.) a temporary stay
(v.) to stay for a time
sojourn
(adj.) refined in manner or style, suave
urbane
(adj.) associated, connected
affiliated
(v.) to find out
ascertain
(n.) an accomplishment, the act of achieving
attainment
(v.) to give or pass on as inheritance
bequeath
(adj.) forceful, convinceing; relevant, to the point
cogent
(v.) to move toward 1 point, approach nearer together
converge
(v.) to scatter, spread far and wide
disperse
(v.) to regard highly;
(n.) a highly favorable opinion or judgement
esteem
(v.) to erase, obliterate, destroy
expunge
(adj.) having limits; lasting for a limited time
finite
(adj.) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
invulnerable
(adj.) spiteful, showing ill will
malevolent
(adj.) cooland confident, unconcerned
nonchalant
(adj.) knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
omniscient
(n.) a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems
panancea
(adj.) exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principaled
scrupulous
(v.) to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding
skulk
(adj.) proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
supercilious
(adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
uncanny
(adj.) easily excused; pardonable
venial