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Deteriorate

Worsen, decline

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Endorse

To declare one's public support of

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Adroit

Clever or skilful

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Eloquent

Influent or persuasive

Clearly expressing or indicating sth

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Dexterous

Skilful

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Engross

Absorb all the attention or interest of

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Extraneous

Irrelevant

Of external original, outside

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Awash

Covered or flooded with water

Containing large numbers or amount

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Secular

Non-religious

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Abhorrent

Detestable, inspiring disgust and loathing

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Bland

Uninteresting

Showing no strong emotion

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Arbitrary

Random

(Power) unrestrained and autocratic in use of authority; tyrannical

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Atypical

Not representative; untypical

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Riveting

Extremely interesting

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Cagey

Secretive, reluctant to give information

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Convergent

Coming closer together

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Slothful

Lazy

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Assiduous

Showing great care and perseverance; Diligent

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Fulsome

Enthusiastic, flattering to an excessive degree

abundant

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Covet

To desire, to crave

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Accentuate

To make more noticeable or prominent

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Construe

To interpret,

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Presage

To be a sign or warning of

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Malinger

To pretend to be ill; to sham

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Belie

To fail to justify

To fail to give true impression

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Conversant

Familiar with or knowledgeable about something

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Magnanimous

Generous or forgiving

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Partisan

Biased

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Reconnaissance

Preliminary observation, exploration, investigation

Preliminary surveying or research

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Erratic

Unpredictable, irregular