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abominable
arousing hatred; disgusting; detestagle
bumbling
blundering and awkward (n) clumsiness
consequence
a result, effect; importance
delude
to fool, deceive; mislead utterly
dole
to give out in small amounts; (n) money, food, or other necessities given as charity; a small portion
engulf
to swallow up, overwhelm, consume
foil
to defeat; to keep from gaining some end; (n) a thin sheet of metal; a light fencing sword; a person or thing serving as a contrast to another
formulate
to express definitely or systematically; to devise, invent; to state as a formula
initiative
the taking of the first step or move; the ability to act without being directed or urged from the outside
memento
something that serves as a reminder
nonconformist
a person who refuses to follow established ideas or ways of doing things
null and void
without legal force or effect; no longer binding
panorama
a wide, unobstructed view of an area; a complete survey of a subject; a continuously passing or changing scene; a range or spectrum
posterity
all of a person's offsprings, decendants; all future generations
pry
to pull lose by force; to look at closely or inquisitively; to be nosy about something
refurbish
to brighten, freshen, or polish; to restore or improve
resourceful
able to deal promply and effectively with all sorts of problems; clever in finding ways and means of getting along
rigorous
severe, harsh, strict; thoroughly logical
subsequent
coming after; following in time, place, or order
unerring
making no mistakes, faultless, completely accurate