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Adulterate

v. to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value

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Ambidextrous

adj. able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical

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Augment

v. to make larger, increase

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Bereft

adj. deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

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Deploy

v. to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up

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Dour

adj. stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored

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Fortitude

n. courage in facing difficulties

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Gape

v. to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide

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Gibe

v. to utter taunting words
n. an expression of scorn

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Guise

v. an external appearance, cover, mask

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Insidious

adj. intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous

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Intimation

n. a hint, indirect suggestion

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Opulent

adj. wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose

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Pliable

adj. easily bent; easily influenced

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Reiterate

v. to say again, repeat

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Stolid

adj. not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive

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Tentative

adj. experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant

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Unkempt

adj. not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude

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Verbaitum

adj. adv. word for word: exactly as written or spoken

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Warily

adv. cautiously, with great care