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adept
thoroughly skilled
an ___________ musician
aspire
to have ambitious hopes or plans
____________ to be an honors student
bleak
bare, dreary, dismal
depressed by the _________ landscape
chide
to blame, scold
___________ the student for his rudeness
despicable
worthy of scorn , contemptible
shocked by his ________________ selfishness
diminutive
small, smaller than most others of the same type
the ________________ lapdog
emancipate
to free from slavery; to release or liberate
_________________ from superstitions
erroneous
incorrect, containing mistakes
prove his statement to be _____________
exploit
to make use of, develop
____________ the mineral deposits
extemporaneous
made or delivered on the spur of the moment
an __________________ speech
impair
to make imperfect, damage, harm
__________ his confidence
invincible
not able to be defeated, unbeatable
cheered the ____________ champion
languid
drooping; without energy, sluggish
felt __________ late in the afternoon
mire
mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation
sink into the _______
obstrusive
forward, undesirably prominent; thrust out
put off by his ___________ behavior
preamble
an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
the _____________ to the Constitution
render
to cause to become
wait for the jury to ________ the verdict
rugged
rough, irregular
climbed some ____________ mountains
skeptical
inclined to doubt
_____________ of the rumors
slipshod
untidy in dress, personal habits
____________ construction methods