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To join at one End or be next to, to support, prop up

Abut, verb

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Clothes, apparel, garb, to dress adorn or bed neck

Attire, noun, verb

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To be of use or benefit to, to make use of, to take advantage of, to profit or benefit. use, benefit, or value

Avail, verb, noun

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A very close friend, pal, chum, buddy

Crony, noun

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Puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic

Cryptic, adj

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Going in different directions, different from each other, departing from convention, Deviant

Divergent, adj

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Hatred, ill will

Enmity, n

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Very earnest, emotional, passionate, extremely hot

Fervent, adj

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Thin and bony, starved looking, bare,barren

Gaunt, adj

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To pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily

Infiltrate, verb

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To make of no value or consequence, cancel, wipe out

Nullify, verb

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Capable of being grasped by the senses or mind

Perceptible,adj

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To plunge straight down. A wait fastened to a line

Plummet, verb, noun

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To declare publicly or officially

Proclaim, verb

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An agent, substitute, written permission allowing one person to act in another's place

Proxy, noun

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To cause anger, irritation, or bitterness ( with the suggestion that the pain grows worse with time)

Rankle, verb

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A person who collects or removes usable items from waste materials, an animal that feeds on refuse or dead bodies

Scavenger, noun

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To limit, be staring or frugal. A limit or restriction, a fixed share of work or duty, a period of activity

Stint,verb

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Self-controlled, not showing feeling in response to pleasure or pain

Stoical, adj

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Tireless, continuing with vigor

Unflagging, verb