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Adulterate Def.

to corrupt, make worse by addition of something of lesser value

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Adulterate Stress

adul'terate

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Adulterate Syn.

Contaminate, pollute, sully

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Adulterate Ant.

purify, purge, expurgate

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Adulterate P/S

Verb

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Ambidextrous Def.

able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical

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Ambidextrous P/S

Adj.

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Ambidextrous Syn.

Versatile, facile

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Ambidextrous Ant.

Clumsy, all thumbs, maladroit

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Ambidextrous Stress

ambidex'trous

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Augment Def.

to make larger, increase

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Augment Srress

augment'

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Augment Syn.

Enlarge, supplement, amplify

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Augment Ant.

decrease, diminish

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Augment P/S

Verb

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Bereft Def.

deprived of; made unhapy through a loss

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Bereft Syn.

Deveaved

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Bereft Ant.

Replete, well provided

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Bereft Stress

bereft'

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Bereft P/S

adj., part.

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Deploy Def.

to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up

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Deploy P/S

Verb

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Deploy Syn.

Station, organize

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Deploy Stress

deploy'

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Dour Def.

stern, unyielding, gloomy ill-humored

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Dour P/S

adj.

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Dour Stress

dour ( none)

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Dour Syn.

Harsh, bleak, forbidding, saturnine

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Dour Ant.

cheery, inviting, genial

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Fortitude Def.

courage in facing difficulties