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