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adroit

shrewd, resourceful, dexterous, skillful

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adversary

opponent, enemy, foe, opposition

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avert

turn away, prevent, forestall, hold off, obviate

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cogent

understandable, convincing, sound idea

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demolish

tear down, destroy, raze, smash

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evaporate

disappear, vanish, dry up,

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fiscal

about money, financial, monetary, pecuniary

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hamper

interfere, hold back, hinder, impede, obstruct

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humid

damp, moist, wet

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inundate

flood, deluge, overwhelm, swamp

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mammoth

gigantic, giant, huge, enormous

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manifest

make clear, evince, demonstrate, reveal

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obnoxious

rude, objectionable, offensive

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plight

dangerous, complicated situation, dilemma, predicament

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replenish

refill, renew, restore

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reprimand

condemnation, censure, reproof

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rescind

annul, cancel, repeal, abolish, take away, remove

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reticent

closed-mouthed, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative

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revere

worthy of honor, venerate, worship, adore

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sinister

evil, malevolent, ominous, criminal