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Antagonistic

opposed; hostile; aggressive

2

Chary

wary of; cautious about; reluctant to give

3

Dilatory

slow; falling behind with one's work

4

Fanaticism

passion; excessive devotion

5

Indigenous

native to a particular area

6

Malleable

flexible; can be shaped

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Paramount

of supreme importance

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Prodigal

wasteful; extravagant

9

Sequester

isolate

10

Upbraid

scold; tell off; reprimand

11

Antediluvian

outdated; prehistoric; very old-fashioned

12

Chastises

punishes

13

Dilemma

puzzling situation

14

Fastidious

overly particular; finicky

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Indolence

laziness

16

Mallet

1. wooden hammer; 2. stick used for polo

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Parasite

1. scrounger; 2. animal which takes digested food from another

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Prodigious

very large

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Serendipity

fortunate coincidence; unsought discovery

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Uproarious

hilarious; hysterical; very funny