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