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perennial (adjective)

lasting for a long time, persistent

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admonish

to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty

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debris

scattered fragments; wreckage

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opinionated

stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind

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diffuse (verb)

to spread or scatter freely or widely

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perennial (noun)

a plant that lives for many years

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unbridled

uncontrolled, lacking in restraint

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muddle (verb)

to make a mess of; to get by

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salvage (verb)

to save from fire or shipwreck

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dilemma

a difficult or perplexing situation or problem

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deadlock (noun)

a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions

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brigand

a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman

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cumbersome

clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving

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spurious

not genuin, not true, not valid

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spasmodic

sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent

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commandeer

to seize for military or official use

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circumspect

careful, cautious

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breach (noun)

an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction

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salvage (noun)

property saved from a fire or shipwreck

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relinquish

to let go, give up

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diffuse (adjective)

wordy, long-winded or unfocused; scattered or widely spread

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efface

to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed

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muddle (noun)

a hopeless mess

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breach (verb)

to create an opening, break through

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deadlock (verb)

to bring to a standstill

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to caution or advise against something; to scole mildly; to remind of a duty

admonish

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scattered fragments, wreckage

salvage

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lasting for a long time, persistent; a plant that lives for many years

perennial

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a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions; to bring to a standstill

deadlock

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stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind

opinionated

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to make a mess of; to get by; a hopeless mess

muddle

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clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving

cumbersome

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an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infration; to create an opening, break through

breach

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careful; cautious

circumspect

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to spread or scatter freely or widely; wordy, longwinded, or unfocused; scattered or widely scattered

diffuse

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to wipe out; to keep onself from being noticed

efface

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a difficult or perplexing situation or problem

dilemma

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a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman

brigand

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uncontrolled, lacking in restraint

unbridled

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to incline to beforehand

predispose

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to let go, give up

relinquish

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to save from fire or shipwreck; property saved from fire or shipwreck

salvage

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sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent

spasmodic

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not genuine, not true; not valid

spurious