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to adjust or change to suit conditions
adapt
to bear witnesses, affirm to be true or genuine
attest
to fit together exactly; to connect so as to form a whole
a carpentry figure resembling a dove's tail
dovetail
the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
enormity
to hesitate, stumble, loser courage; to speak hesitatiingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
falter
a warning or feeling that something bad will happen
marked by fear, ominous
foreboding
totally abandoned and helpless; sad and lonely; wretched or pitful; almost hopeless
forlorn
chillingly proud or scornful
haughty
a physical defect, a hindrance, obstacle
impediment
necessary, urgent
a form of a verb expressing a command; that which is necessary or required
imperative
to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dwadle, tarry
loiter
to pretend illness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job
malinger
short but full of meaning and point
pithy
to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully
property stolen by force
plunder
to smile or speak in a silly forced way
a silly forced smile
simper
firmly fixed, constant, not moving or changing
steadfast
much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way.
vaunted
to abuse or belittle unjustly or maliciously
villify
a person, usualy a child, without a home or friend; a stray person or animal; something that comes along by chance, a stray bit
waif
twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and ofter grimly humorous
wry