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1

to corrupt; make worse by the addition of something of lesser value

adulterate

2

able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical

ambidextrous

3

to make larger, increase

augment

4

deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

bereft

5

to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up

deploy

6

stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored

dour

7

courage in facing difficulties

fortitude

8

to stare with open mouth, to open mouth wide; to open wide

gape

9

to utter taunting words;
an expression of scorn

gibe

10

an external appearance, cover, mask

guise

11

intended to deceive, or entrap; sly treacherous

insidious

12

a hint, indirect suggestion

intimation

13

wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose

opulent

14

easily bent, flexible; easily influenced

pliable

15

to say again, repeat

reiterate

16

not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive

stolid

17

experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant

tentative

18

not combed; untidy; not properly, maintained, unpolished, rude

unkempt

19

word for word; exactly as written or spoken

verbatim

20

cautiously, with great care

warily