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1

Adulterate

To corrupt, make worse by adding something

2

Ambidextrous

Able to use both hands

3

Augment

To make larger

4

Bereft

Deprived of something

5

Deploy

To position or arrange, to form up

6

Dour

Stern, gloomy

7

Fortitude

Courage in facing difficulties

8

gape

To stare with an open mouth

9

Gibe

To ridicule, mock, taunt

10

Guise

Cover, mask

11

Insidious

Sly, treacherous

12

Intimation

An indirect suggestion, a clue

13

Opulent

Wealthy, luxurious

14

Pliable

Flexible, easily bent

15

Reiterate

Repeat, restate

16

Stolid

Not easily moved emotionally, dull

17

Tentative

Uncertain, hesitant

18

Unkempt

Sloppy, untidy

19

Verbatim

Word for word exactly

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Warily

Cautiously, with great care