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to join at one end or be next to support prop up

abut

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clothes apparel garb to dress adorn or bedeck

attire

2

to be of use or benefit to make use of to take advantage of to profit or benefit use benefit or value

avail

3

a very close friend chum buddy

crony

4

puzzling mystifying or enigmatic

cryptic

5

going in different directions different from each other departing from convention deviant

divergent

6

hatred ill-will

enmity

7

very earnest emotional passionate extremely hot

fervent

8

thin and bony starved looking bare barren

gaunt

9

to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily

infiltrate

10

to make of no value or consequence cancel wipe out

nullify

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capable of being grasped by the senses or mind

perceptible

12

to plunge straight down a weight fastened to a line

plummet

13

to declare publicly or officially

proclaim

14

an agent substitute a written permission allowing one person to act in another's place

proxy

15

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

rankle

16

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

scavenger

17

to limit be sparing o al a limit or restriction a fixed share of work or duty a period of activity

stint

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self controlled not showing feeling in response to pleasure or pain

stoical

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tireless continuing with vigor

unflagging