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adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful
augment
to make larger, increase
bereft
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
deploy
to position or arrange; to utilize
dour
stern,unyielding; gloomy, ill-humored
fortitude
courge in facing difficulties
gape
to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
gibe
to utter taunting words; an expression of scorn
gues
anextenal appearance,cover, mask
insidious
designed or intended to decieve or entrap; sly treacherous
intimation
a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
wealth, luxurious; ample
pliable
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
reiterate
to say again, repeat
stolid
not easily moved, mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
tentative
experimental in nater; uncertain, hesitant
unkempt
not combed; untidy
verbatim
word for word' exactly as written or spoken
warily
cautiously, with great care
adroit
skillfull, expert in the use of hands or mind
amicable
peaceable, friendly
averse
having a deep-seated destaste; opposed, unwilling
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike; one at war,one engaged in war
benevolent
kindly, charitable
curosry
hasty, not thorough
duplicity
treachery, deceitfullness
extol
to praise extravagantly
feasible
possible, able to be done
grimace
a wry fave, facial distotion; to make a wry face
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, espcially by fire; a vast slaughter
impervious
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
nostalgia
a longing for somthing past; homesickness
quintessence
the purest form of something; the mose typical example
retrogress
to move backward; to return to an ealier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
tepid
lukewarm; unenthusiastic,marked by an absence of interest
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, espcially by fire; a vast slaughter
impervious
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
nostalgia
a longing for somthing past; homesickness
quintessence
the purest form of something; the mose typical example
retrogress
to move backward; to return to an ealier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
tepid
lukewarm; unenthusiastic,marked by an absence of interest