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adverse
unfavorable,negative;working against,hostile
arid
extremely;uninteresting,dull
assailant
a person who attacks violently{with blows or words}
billow
a large wave;to rise or swell like a wave
confront
to meet face-to-face,especially as a challenge; come to grips with
constrain
to force, compel; to restrain,hold back
contemporary
belonging to the same period of time as oneself;a person of the same time
depict
to portray; to represent or show in the form of a picture
disinterested
fair-minded,free from selfish motives; indifferent
encompass
to encircle,go or reach around; to enclose; to include with a certain group or class
groundless
without any good reason or cause,unjustified
hypocrite
a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better than he or she really is; a two-faced person
incomprehensible
impossible to understand
manipulate
to handle or use skillfully;to manage or control for personal gain or advantage
maximum
the greatest possible amount or degree;reaching the greatest possible amount or degree
mimic
a person who does imitations; to imitate; to make fun of
ruffle
to wrinkle,make uneven,to annoy,upset; to flip through; a gathered
serene
peaceful, calm; free of emotional upset; clear and free of storm; majestic, grand
sheepish
embarrassed; resembling a sheep in meekness, timid
stamina
the strength needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain; staying power