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Admonish
to caution or advise against something;

to scold mildly;

to remind of a duty
breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift;

a violation or infraction;

to create an opening, break through
brigand
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
circumspect
careful, cautious
commandeer
a seize for military or official use
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle

slow-moving
deadlock
a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or fractions

to bring to such a standstill
debris
scattered fragments, wreckage
diffuse
to spread or scatter freely or widely;

adj; wordy, long winded, or unfocused

scattered or widely spread
dilemma
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem.
efface
to wipe out

to keep oneself from being noticed
muddle
to make a mess of, to get by,

a hopeless mess
opinionated
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas

have a closed mind
perennial
lasting for a long time

persistent

a plant that lives for many years
predispose
to incline to beforehand
relinquish
to let go, give up
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck, property thus saved
spasmodic
sudden and violent but brief

fitful

intermittent
spurious
not genuine, not true, not valid
unflinching
firm, showing no signs of fear

not drawing back
unbridled
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
adjourn
to stop proceedings temporarily

move to another place
alien
a citizen of another country

foreign

strange
comely
have a pleasure appearance
compensate
to make up for

to repay for services
dissolute
loose in one's morals or behavior
erratic
not regular or consistent

different from what is ordinarily
expected

undependable
expulsion
the process of driving or forcing out
feint
a deliberately deceptive movement
a pretense

to make a deceptive movement

to make a pretense of
fodder
food for horses or cattle

raw material or a designated purpose
fortify
to strengthen, build up
illegible
difficult or impossible to read
jeer
to make fun of rudely or unkindly

a rude remark of derision
lucrative
bringing in money; profitable
mediocre
average, ordinary, undistinguished
proliferate
to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
subjugate
to conquer by force, bring under complete control
sully
to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch
tantalize
to tease, torment by teasing
terse
brief and to the point
abridge
to make shorter
adherent
a follower, supporter, attached,

sticking to
altercation
an angry argument
cherubic
resembling an angel portrayed as a

little child with a beautiul, round,

or chubby face


sweet and innocent
condone
to pardon or overlook
dissent
to disagree, disagreement
eminent
famous, outstanding, distinguished;

projecting
exorcise
to drive out by magic;

to dispose of something troublesome

menacing, or oppressive
fabricate
to make, manufacture; to make up,

invent
irate
angry
marauder
a raider, plunderer
obesity
excessive fatness
pauper
an extremely poor person
pilfer
to steal in small quantities
rift
a split, break, breach
semblance
a likeness;

an outward appearance

an apparition
surmount
to overcome, rise above
terminate
to bring to an end
trite
commonplace, overused, stale
usurp
to seize and hold a position by force or without right