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Adroit

shrewd; resourceful; dexterous

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Adversary

opponent; foe; enemy

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Avert

prevent; forestall; obviate

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Cogent

convincing; sound

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Demolish

destroy; raze; smash

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Evaporate

disappear; vanish

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Fiscal

financial; monetary; pecuniary

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Hamper

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

evince; demonstrate; reveal

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Obnoxious

reprehensible; objectionable; offensive

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Plight

predicament; dilemma

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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

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Reticent

Closed-mouthed; silent; taciturn; uncommunicative

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Revere

venerate; worship; adore

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Sinister

malevolent; ominous