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(adj) Thoroughly skilled; (n) an expert
adept
(adj) Bare, dreary, dismal
bleak
(v) to blame; scold
chide
(v) To have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
aspire
(adj) Worthy of scorn, contemptible
despicable
(adj) Small, smaller than most others of the same type
diminutive
(v) To free from slavery; to release or liberate
emancipate
(adj) Incorrect, containing mistakes
erroneous
(v) To make use of, develop; to make improper use of for personal profit; (n) a feat, deed
exploit
(adj) Made or delivered on the spur of the moment
extemporaneous
(v) to make imperfect, damage, harm
impair
(adj) not able to be defeated, unbeatable
invincible
(adj) drooping; without energy, sluggish
languid
(n) Mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation; (v) to get stuck
mire
(adj) Forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out
obtrusive
(n) An introduction to a speech or piece of writing
preamble
(v) to cause to become; to preform; to deliver officially; to process, extract
render
(adj) Rough, irregular; severe, stern; strong; stormy
rugged
(adj) Inclined to doubt; slow to accept something as true
skeptical
(adj) Untidy in dress, personal habits, etc.; careless, sloppy
slipshod