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cleverly skillful in coping with difficulty or danger
Syn. shrewd, resourceful, dexterous

Adroit

1

person or group that opposes another
Syn. opponent, foe, enemy

Adversary

2

turn away or aside; ward off
Syn. prevent; forestall; obviate

Avert

3

appealing forcibly to the mind or reason
Syn. convincing, sound

Cogent

4

tear down
Syn. destroy, raze, smash

Demolish

5

pass off as vapor (moisture in the air) or invisible minute particles
Syn. disappear, vanish

Evaporate

6

pertaining to money or finance
Syn. financial, monetary, pecuniary

Fiscal

7

hold back; interfere with
Syn. hinder, impede, obstruct

Hamper

8

containing a perceptible amount of moisture
Syn. damp, moist, wet

Humid

9

overspread with water
Syn. flood, deluge, overwhelm, swamp

Inundate

10

of very great size
Syn. gigantic, giant, huge, enormous

Mammoth

11

make clear; show plainly
Syn. evince, demonstrate, reveal

Manifest

12

deserving of censure
Syn. reprehensible, objectionable, offensive

Obnoxious

13

dangerous or complicated situation
Syn. predicament, dilemma

Plight

14

make full or complete again
Syn. refill, renew, restore

Replenish

15

severe rebuke
Syn. condemnation, censure, reproof

Reprimand

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take away; make void
Syn. annul, cancel, repeal, abolish

Rescind

17

disinclined to speak readily
Syn. closed-mouthed, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative

Reticent

18

regard as worthy of great honor
Syn. venerate, worship, adore

Revere

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threatening or foreshadowing harm or trouble
Syn. malevolent, ominous

Sinister