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To caution

(S) warn

(A) praise

Admonish

1

An opening

(A) close

Breach

2

A bandit

Brigand

3

Careful

(S) wary

(A) reckless

Circumspect

4

Official use

(S) take over

Commandeer

5

Clumsy

(S) ponderous

(A) manageable

Cumbersome

6

A standstill

(S) standstill

(A) agreement

Deadlock

7

Scatter freely
Unfocused

(S) disperse
(S) rambling

(A) concentrate
(A) brief

Diffuse

8

Difficult problem

(S) bind

(A) cinch

Dilemma

9

To wipeout

(S) erase

Efface

10

To make a mess
A hopeless mess

(S) jumble
(S) confusion

(A) neatness

Muddle

11

Stubborn and unreasonable

(S) pigheaded

(A) reasonable

Opinionated

12

Lasting for a long time
A plant

(S) enduring

(A) brief

Perennial

13

Incline to beforehand

(S) make susceptible to

(A) shield from

Predispose

14

To let go

(S) abandon

(A) hold on to

Relinquish

15

To save from shipwreck
Property saved

(S) rescue

(A) abandon

Salvage

16

Sudden and violent but brief

(S) irregular

(A) steady

Spasmodic

17

Not true

(S) false

(A) valid

Spurious

18

Uncontrolled

(S) unchecked

(A) held in check

Unbridled

19

Scattered fragments

(S) rubble

Debris