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1

to adjust or change to suit conditions

adapt

2

to bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine

attest

3

to fit together exactly

dovetail

4

to connect so as to form a whole

dovetail

5

a carpentry figure resembling a dove's tail

dovetail

6

the quality of exceeding all moral bounds

enormity

7

an exceedingly evil act

enormity

8

huge size, immensity

enormity

9

to hesitate, stumble, lose courage

falter

10

to speak hesitatingly

falter

11

to lose drive, weaken, decline

falter

12

a warning or feeling that something bad will happen

foreboding

13

marked by fear, ominous

foreboding

14

totally abandoned and helpless;

forlorn

15

sad and lonely

forlorn

16

wretched or pitiful

forlorn

17

almost hopeless

forlorn

18

chillingly proud and scornful

haughty

19

a physical defect

impediment

20

a hindrance, obstacle

impediment

21

necessary, urgent;

imperative

22

a form of a verb expressing a command

imperative

23

that which is necessary or required

imperative

24

to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry

loiter

25

to pretend ilness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job

malinger

26

short but full of meaning and point

pithy

27

to rob by force, especially during wartime

plunder

28

to seize wrongfully

plunder

29

property stolen by force

plunder

30

to smile or speak in a silly, forced way;

simper