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adroit

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shrewd, resourceful, dexterous

2
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adversary

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opponent, for, enemy

3
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avert

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prevent, forestall, obviate

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cogent

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convincing, sound

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demolish

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destroy, raze, smash

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evaporate

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disappear, vanish

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fiscal

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financial, monetary

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hamper

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hinder, impede, obstruct

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humid

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damp, moist, wet

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inundate

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flood, deluge, overwhelm, swamp

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mammoth

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gigantic, giant, huge, enormous

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manifest

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evince, demonstrate, reveal

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obnoxious

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reprehensible, objectionable, offensive

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plight

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predicament, dilemma

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replenish

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refill, renew, restore

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reprimand

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condemnation, censure, reproof

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rescind

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annul, cancel, repeal, abolish

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reticent

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closed-mouthed, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative

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revere

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venerate, worship, adore

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sinister

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malevolent, ominous