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Antics

ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions

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Avowed

Acknowledged, declared

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Banter

To exchange of light, playful, good natured

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Bountiful

Liberal in bestowing gifts, favors, or bounties

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Congested

To fill to excess, overcrowded

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Detriment

Loss, damage, disadvantage, injury

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Durable

Able to resist wear, decay, well, lasting

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Enterprising

Ready to undertake projects of importance or difficulty energetic in carrying out any undertaking

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Frugal

Economical in use, not wasteful

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Gingerly

Cautious, careful, or wary

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Glut

To provide more than is needed or wanted

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Incognito

Having on ones identify concealed, as under an assumed name, to avoid notice

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Invalidate

To render invalid, discredit

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Legendary

Of, pertaining to, the nature of a legend

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Maim

To deprive of the use of some part of the body by wounding

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Minimize

To reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree

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Veer

To alter the direction or cause of, turn

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Venerate

To regard or treat with reverence, revere

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Wanton

Done shown, used, maliciously or unjustifiably