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  • Abridge

    To make shorter

    Adherent

    A follower,supporter ; attached,sticking to

    Altercation

    An angry argument

    Cherubic

    Resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beatific,round or chubby face; sweet and innocent

    Condone

    To pardon or overlook

    Dissent

    To disagree; disagreement

    Eminent

    Famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting

    Exorcise

    To drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome; menacing, or oppressive

    Fabricate

    To make, manufacture; to make up, invent

    Irate

    Angry

    Marauder

    A raider, plunderer

    Obesity

    Extreme fatness

    Pauper

    An extremely poor person

    Pilfer

    To steal in small quantities

    Rift

    A split, break, breach

    Semblance

    A likeness; an outward appearance

    Surmount

    To overcome, rise above

    Terminate

    To bring to an end

    Trite

    Commonplace; overused, stale

    Usurp

    To seize and hold a position by force

    Admonish

    (V.) To caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty

    Breach

    (N.) An opening, gap; violation or infraction; (v.) to create and opening, break through

    Brigand

    (N.) a bandit

    Circumspect

    (Adj.) careful, cautious

    Commandeer

    (V.) to seize for military or official use

    Cumbersome

    (Adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow- moving

    Deadlock

    (N.) a complete stand still; (v.) to bring to a stand still

    Debris

    (N.) scattered fragments; wreckage

    Diffuse

    (V.) to spread or scatter freely or widely; (adj.) wordy, long winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread

    Dilemma

    (N.) a difficult or perplexing situation or problem

    Efface

    (V.) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed

    Muddle

    (V.) to make a mess of; muddle through: to get by; (n.) a hopeless mess

    Opinionated

    (Adj.) stubborn and often unreasonable in holding ones own ideas, having a closed mind

    Perennial

    (Adj.) lasting for a long time, persistent; (n.) a plant that lives for many years

    Predispose

    (V.) to incline to beforehand

    Relinquish

    (V.) to let go, give up

    Salvage

    (V.) to save from fire or shipwreck; (n.) property thus saved

    Spasmodic

    (Adj.) sudden and violent but brief; fitful, intermittent

    Spurious

    (Adj.) not genuine, not true, not valid

    Unbridled

    (Adj.) uncontrolled, lacking in restraint

    Adjourn

    (V.) to stop proceedings for a time; to move t another place

    Alien

    (N.) a citizen of another country; ( adj.) foreign strange

    Comely

    (Adj.) having a pleasing appearance

    Compensate

    To make up for; repay for services

    Dissolute

    (Adj.) loose in ones morals or behavior

    Erratic

    (Adj.) not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable

    Expulsion

    (N.) the process of driving or forcing out

    Feint

    (N.) a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense; (v.) to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of

    Fodder

    (N.) food for horses and cattle; raw material for a designated purpose

    Fortify

    (V.) to strengthen, build up

    Illegible

    (Adj.) difficult or impossible to read

    Jeer

    (V.) to make fun of rudely or unkindly; (n.) a rude remark of derision

    Lucrative

    (Adj.) bringing in money; profitable

    Mediocre

    (Adj.) average, ordinary, undistinguished

    Proliferate

    (V.) to reproduce, increase, or spread quickly

    Subjugate

    (V.) to conquer by force, being under complete control

    Sully

    (V.) to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch

    Tantalize

    (V.) to tease, torment by teasing

    Terse

    (Adj.) brief and to the point

    Unflinching

    (Adj.) firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back

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