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(n) a short account of an incident in someone's life
tale, story, sketch, vignette, yarn
anecdote
(v) to combine, unite
to make solid or firm
strengthen, firm up, merge
consolidate
(n) an imitation designed to deceive
(adj) not genuine;fake
(v) to make an illegal copy
(adj)false, phony, bogus
counterfeit
(adj) easily taught, led, or managed; obedient
manageable, teachable, pliant
docile
(v) to rule over by strength or power, control
to tower over, command due to height
control, govern, overlook
dominate
(v) to beg, implore, ask earnestly
plead, beseech
entreat
(adj) capable of being wrong, mistaken, or inaccurate
imperfect, errant
fallible
(adj) liable to change very rapidly, erratic
marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, inconsistent
fickle
(n) one who flees or runs away
(adj) fleeting, lasting a very short time
wandering; difficult to grasp
fugitive
(adj) very dirty, covered with dirt or soot
grimy
(n) a very small part or quantity
speck, dab, jot, bit, smidgen
iota
(v) to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle; manhandle, batter
(n) a heavy hammer
maul
(adj) possible, able to happen
(n) something than can develop or become a reality
potential
(adj) shining, bright; giving forth light or energy
glowing, brilliant, dazzling
radiant
(adj) large, important; major significant
prosperous, not imaginary, material
considerable, tangible, big
substantial
(adj) relating to farm areas and life in the country
countrified, rustic
rural
(adj) skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite
skillful, diplomatic, discreet
tactful
(v) to interfere with; to meddle rashly or foolishly with;
to handle in a secret and improper way
tamper
(adj) last, final;
most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental
farthest, furthest, terminal
ultimate
(n) doubt, the state of being unsure
doubtfulness, unsureness, hesitation
uncertainty
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