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oblique
(adj) sarting or sloping; not straightfoward or direct
minimize
( v) to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before
veer
(v) to change direction of course, turn aside, shift
maim
(v0 to cripple, disable
wanton
(adj) reckless; heartless, unjustifiable;loose in morals; (n) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals
incognito
(adj, adv) ina distinguished state, under and assumed name (n) the state of being distinguished or a person in disguise
venerate
(v) to regard with reverence, look up with greatrespect
banter
(v) to exchange playful remarks, tease (n) talk that is playful and teasing
bountiful
(adj) giving freely, generous;plentiful, given abundantly
avowed
(adj) declared openly and without shame, unacknowledged
frugal
(adj) economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager
gingerly
(adj, adv)with extreme care or caution
invalidate
(v) to make valueless, take away all force or effect
legendary
(adj)described in well-known stories; existing in old stories(legends) farth than in real life
congested
(adj) overcrowded, filled or occupied to success
glut
(v)to provide more than is neededor wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing
antics
(pl. n) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
enterprising
(adj) energetic; willing to start something new, showing boldness and imagination
durable
(adj) sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed;lasting for a long time;(n. pl.) consumer goods used repeatedly over a series
detriment
(n) harm or loss; injury, damage, a disadvantage;a coause of harm, injury, loss, or damage