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adhere
to stick to , remain attached; to be devoted or loyal as a follower or supporter
affirm
to declare to be true, state positively; to confirm
atrocity
an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act; something very bad or unpleasant
audition
a trail hearing for a performer; (v) to conduct or perform such a hearing
cope
to struggle successfully against; to prove to be a match for, deal with satisfactorilt
deter
to discourage, scare off, or prevent through fear or doubt
disquieting
causing uneasiness or worry
empower
to give power or authority to; to enable; to permit
fluent
speaking or writing easily and smoothly, flowing gracefully
lag
to move slowly or fall behind; to bring up the rear
mangle
to injure very seriously by cutting, tearing, crushing, etc..; to bring to ruin
misapprehension
a wrong idea, misunderstanding
optimist
one who expects things to turn out for the best; someone who looks on the bright side of things
prowl
to roam about stealthily in search of something
stupefy
to make stupid, dull or goggy; to surprise or astonish
sulky
in a bad or nasty mood, resentful; gloomy
supplement
something added to complete a thing or make up for a lack; a section added to a book or document
surge
to have a heavy, violent, swelling motion (like waves); (n) a powerful forward rush
trait
a quality of characteristic (especially of personality); a distinguished feature
unscrupulous
dishonest; not guided or controlled by moral principles
Brian _________________ that soccer is a splendid sport
affirms
A horrible ___________________ occured in Iraq when a roadside bomb killed 10 soldiers
atrocity
Brian has to ___________________for the Buckhead YMCA FC soccer team.
audition
Bryan had to ______________ the counselor's rules when he went on the camping trip to Summerville, Georgia.
adhere