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circumspect

Careful, cautious. Adjective.

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Commandeer

Seize for military use. Verb.

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Admonish

To caution or advise again something, scold mildly, remind of a duty. Verb.

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Brigand

A bandit, robber, outlaw. Noun.

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Cumbersome

Clumsy, hard to handle, slow moving. Adjective.

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Deadlock

A standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces. Noun.

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Debris

Scattered fragments. Noun.

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Diffuse

Spread or scatter freely or widely. Verb. Wordy, long winded or unfocused. Adjective.

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Dilemma

A difficult or perplexing situation. Noun.

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Efface

To wipe out, keep oneself from being noticed. Verb.

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Muddle

Make a mess of, get by. Verb. A hopeless mess. Noun.

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Opinionated

Stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to ones ideas. Close minded. Adjective.

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Perennial

Lasting for a long time. Adjective. A plant that lives for many years. Noun.

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Predispose

Incline before hand. Verb.

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Relinquish

Let go of, give up. Verb.

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Salvage

Save from fire or shipwreck. Verb. Property this saved. Noun.

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Spasmodic

Sudden and violent but brief. Adjective.

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Spurious

Not genuine. Adjective.

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Unbridled

Lacking in restraint. Adjective.