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1

adroit

shrewd,resourceful,dexterous

2

adversary

opponent,enemy,foe,opposition

3

avert

turn away,prevent.forestall,hold off

4

cogent

understandable,convincing,sound idea

5

demolish

tear down,destroy,raze,smash

6

evaporate

disappear,vanish,dry up

7

fiscal

about money,financial,monetary

8

hamper

interfere,hold back,hinder,impede,obstruct

9

humid

damp,moist,wet

10

inundate

flood,deluge,overwhelm,swamp

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mammoth

gigantic,giant,huge

12

manifest

make clear,evince,demonstrate

13

obnoxious

rude,objectionable,offensive

14

plight

dangerous,complicated situation,dilemma

15

replenish

refill,renew,restore

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reprimand

condemnation,censure,reproof

17

recind

annul,cancel,repeal,abolish

18

reticent

closed mouth,silent,taciturn

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rever

worthy of honor,venerate

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sinsiter

evil,malevolent,ominous