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1

to corrupt

adulterate

2

make worse by the addition of something of lesser value

adulterate

3

able to use both hands equally well; very skillful

ambidextrous

4

deceitful; hypocritical

ambidextrous

5

to make larger, increase

augment

6

deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

bereft

7

to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up

deploy

8

stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored

dour

9

courage in facing difficulties

fortitude

10

to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide

gape

11

to utter taunting words

gibe

12

an expression of scorn

gibe

13

an external appearance, cover, mask

guise

14

intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous

insidious

15

a hint, indirect suggestion

intimation

16

wealthy, luxurious; ample, grandiose

opulent

17

easily bent, flexible

pliable

18

easily influenced

pliable

19

to say again, repeat

reiterate

20

not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive

stolid

21

experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant

tentative

22

not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude

unkempt

23

word for word; exactly as written or spoken

verbatim

24

cautiously, with great care

warily

25

bi-

two

26

-acy, -ance, -ence, -hood, -ity, -ment, -ness, -ship

state, quality, or condition of; act or process of

27

-astr-, -aster-, -astro-

star

28

-auto-

self

29

-bio-

life