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untenable
indefensible (not defendable)
adulterate
make impure
slapstick
crude comedy
opiate
soothing drug
waft
be carried by air
vainglorious
boastful
statutory
fixed by law
stalemate
deadlock
turnkey
jailer
paucity
scarcity
facets
polished sides
eradicate
get rid of
facsimile
exact copy
gibe
sneer
stipend
salary
wizened
wrinkled
equitable
fair
depreciate (2 defs)
1) lose in value
2) belittle (degrade)
amulet
charm
imperturbable
calm
lionize
hold in great esteem
condolence
sympathy
gesticulate
wave one's arms
vegetate
lead a dull life
paean
song of praise
comestibles
food
aerie
nest
ultimatum
final demand
ulterior
hidden
articulate (2 defs)
clearly spoken
jointed
species
kinds of plants and animals
acme
high point
alto
person singing second highest part in four-part harmony
scathing
bitingly (very) severe
ulterior (2nd def)
future
exploit (3 defs)
1) make full use of
2) take unfair advantage of
3) daring deed
feign
pretend
collusion
secret agreement
abdicate
relinquish (give up)
elective (2 defs)
1) chosen by vote
2) optional
dogmatic
asserted strongly but without proof
scuttle (3 defs)
coal bucket
move quickly
sink deliberately
inopportune
unsuitable
recapitulate
restate briefly
strategic
to do with military planning
fractious
unruly
effervescent
lively
effervesce
give off bubbles
grotesque
wildly distorted
legendary
famous in story
partake
eat one's share
relegate (2 defs)
drop
assign
moral (4 defs)
standard of behavior
spiritual rather nthan physical
lesson to be learned
having to do with right and wrong