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Antics

Ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions

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Avowed

Something that has been stated publicly

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Banter

Playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks

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Bountiful

A large supply

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Congested

Blocked up

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Detriment

State of being harmed or damaged

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Durable

Able to withstand wear, pressure, or damage

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Enterprising

Having or showing initiatives and resourcefulness

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Frugal

Sparing or economical with regard to money or food

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Gingerly

Showing great care or caution

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Glut

Provide more then needed or wanted

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Incognito

Having ones true identity revealed

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Invalidate

Deprive (an official document or procedure) of legal efficacy because of contravention of a regulation or law

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Legendary

Remarkable enough to be recognized

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Maim

Wound or injure someone so that part of the body is permanently damaged

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Minimize

Make as small as possible

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Oblique

Not explicit or direct in addressing a point

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Veer

Change direction suddenly

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Venerate

Regard with great respect

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Wanton

(Of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked