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Make suitable for a new use or purpose

Adapt

1

Provide or serve as clear evidence of

Attest

2

A joint formed by one or more tapered projections

Dovetail

3

The great or extreme scale, seriousness, or the extent of something perceived as bad or morally wrong

Enormity

4

Start to lose strength or momentum

Falter

5

Fearful apprehension, the feeling that something bad is going to happen

Foreboding

6

Pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely

Forlorn

7

Arrogantly superior and disdainful

Haughty

8

A hindrance or obstruction in doing something

Impediment

9

Of vital importance

Imperative

10

Stand or wait around idly or without apparent purpose

Loiter

11

Exaggerate or feign illness in order to escape duty or work

Malinger

12

Concise and forceful expression

Pithy

13

Steal goods from a place or person

Plunder

14

Easily understood or known

Simpler

15

Resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering

Steadfast

16

Boast about or praise

Vaunted

17

Speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner

Vilify

18

Hdhs

Waif

19

Hdhd

Wry