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adulterate
to make worsen by the addition of something of lesser value
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
augment
to make larger, increase
bereft
made unhappy through a loss
deploy
to position, to arrange
dour
stern, ill-humored, gloomy
fortitude
courage in facing difficulties
gape
to stare with an open mouth
gibe
to utter taunting words
guise
an external appearence, cover, mask
insidious
intended to decieve or entrap
intimation
a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
wealthy, luxurious
pliable
easily bent, flexible
reiterate
to say again, repeat
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally
tentative
expiermental in nature, uncertain, hesitant
unkempt
not combned, untidy
verbatim
word for word, exactly as written or spoken
warily
cautiously, with great care
adroit
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or minds
amieable
peaceable friendly
averse
having a deep-seated distae, opposed, unwilling
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike, combative, aggresive
benevolent
kindly, charitable
cursory
hasty, not through
duplicity
treachery, decitifulness
extol
to praise extravagantly
feasible
possible, able to be done
grimace
a wry face, facial distorition
holocaust
large scale destruction
impervious
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
nostalgia
a longing for something past; homeless
quintessence
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
retrogress
to move backwards; to return to an earlier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
tepid
lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of intrest
adversary
an enemy, opponent
alienate
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transer, convey
artifice
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
coerce
to compel, force
craven
cowardly
culinary
of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete
to erase, wipe out, cut out
demise
a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
exhilirate
to enliven, cheer, give spirt or livliness to
fallow
plowed but not seeded; inactive reddish-yellow
harass
to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
inclement
stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
muse
to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
negligible
so unimportant that it can be disregarded
perpetuate
to make permanent or long lasting
precedent
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
punitive
inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress
to set right, remedy
sojourn
a temporary stay
urbane
refinded in manner or style, suave