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suitable,fitting,likely

apt

2

quick to learn

apt

3

in a turned or twisted position or direction

awry

4

wrong, out of the right of hoped-for course

awry

5

short club used as a weapon

bludgeon

6

to strike with a heavy club

bludgeon

7

to use force or strong arguments to gain some point

bludgeon

8

to end resistance, give up, surrender, throw in the towel

capitulate

9

to warm by rubbing, to wear sore by rubbing

chafe

10

to feel annoyance or dissatisfaction, annoy, irk;

chafe

11

to strain or press against;

chafe

12

a sore or injury caused by rubbing

chafe

13

to make unclean or dirty;

defile

14

destroy the purity of;

defile

15

to march in a single line;

defile

16

a narrow passage

defile

17

gorge, canyon

defile

18

dreadful, causing fear or suffering

dire

19

warning of trouble to come

dire

20

demanding immediate action to avoid disaster

dire

21

charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness or suspicion

disarming

22

in bad humor, discontented, annoyed

disgruntled

23

to advance beyond the usually or proper limits, trespass

encroach

24

to furnish, equip, provide with funds or some other desirable thing or quality

endow

25

to ward off, resist

fend

26

to get along, manage

fend

27

freedom from punishment

impunity

28

air, manner

mien

29

appearance

mien

30

expression

mien

31

having to do with punishment

penal

32

related to the matter at hand,to the point

pertinent

33

the greatest in strength or power

predominant

34

most common

predominant

35

something wonderful or marvelous;

prodigy

36

something monstrous or abnormal;

prodigy

37

an unusual feat;

prodigy

38

a child or young person with extraordinary ability or talent

prodigy

39

a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world

recluse

40

fame,glory

renown

41

S for apt

appropriate, fir, propper, liable

42

S for awry

crooked, askew, amiss

43

S for bludgeon

cudgel, clobber, clout

44

S for chafe

irritate, scrape, abrade

45

S for defile

pollute, contaminate, desecrate

46

S for dire

disasterous, ominous, sinister, urgent

47

S for disarming

endearing, winning

48

S for disgruntled

displeased, grumpy, surly

49

S for encroach

intrude, infringe

50

S for endow

grant, bestow, present, bequeath

51

S for fend

stave off, cope

52

S for impunity

exemption from penalty, immunity

53

S for mien

look, bearing, demeanor

54

S for penal

correctional, disciplinary

55

S for pertinent

relevent, germane, apropos

56

S for predominant

chief, major, paramount, prevalent

57

S for prodigy

marvel, woner, freak, genius

58

S for recluse

loner, hermit

59

S for renown

reputation, celebrity, prestige

60

A for apt

inappropriate

61

A for awry

straight, symmetrical

62

A for capitulate

hold out, persist

63

A for chafe

soothe, mollify, please, elate

64

A for defile

cleanse, purify

65

A for dire

favorable, auspicious, beneficial

66

A for disarming

alarmng, troubling, disquieting

67

A for disgruntled

pleased, satisfied, content

68

A for endow

take away, deprive

69

A for pertinent

unrelated, irrelevant, immaterial

70

A for predominant

secondary, minor, subsidiary, rare

71

A for prodigy

dumbbell, dunce, dullard

72

A for renown

obscurity, infamy, notoriety