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Salvage
(v)to save from fire or shipwreck
(n)Property thus saved
Spasmodic
(adj)sudden and violent but brief; fitful, intermittent
Predispose
(v)to incline beforehand
Deadlock
(n.)a complete standstill
(v.)to bring to a standstill
Commandeer
(v.)to seize for military or official use
Admonish
(v)to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly, to remind of a duty
Circumspect
(adj.) careful, cautious
Brigand
(n.) a bandit
Breach
(n)an opening, gap; a violation or infraction; (v)to create an opening, break through
Perennial
(adj)lasting for a long time, persistent;(n)a plant that lives for many years
Efface
(v)to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Debris
(n.)scattered fragments, wreckage
Cumbersome
(adj.)clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
Dilemma
(n)a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
Diffuse
(v)to spread or scatter freely or widely; (adj)wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread
Opinionated
(adj)stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
Muddle
(v)to make a mess of; to get by;(n) a hopeless mess
Relinquish
(v)to let go, give up
Unbridled
(adj)uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
Spurious
(adj)not genuine, not true, not valid