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Affiliate

verb - to associate or unite with -- often a larger group
adjective - affiliated

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Ecstatic

adjective - filled with rapture; transported by an exalted feeling of delight; overjoyed

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Encumber

verb - to hinder, to weigh down; to burden
noun -- encumbrance

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Invariably

adverb - continually, perpetually, constantly; always
adjective - invariable

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Badger

verb - to pester, nag, annoy persistently;
(noun - it's also a type of animal, which can be annoying)

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Pompous

adjective - overly dignified; self-important with exaggerated stateliness in speech or manner

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Portly

adjective - comfortably fat or stout; large and heavy in a somewhat stately way

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Proximity

noun - nearness; closeness; a neighboring area (think of approximately)

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Rejuvenate

verb - to make young or vigorous again; to give youthful qualities to

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Unprecedented

adjective - never before done or known before; without previous example (or precede)

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Beleaguered

adjective - harassed or beset; "stressed-out"

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Fraudulent

adjective - given to or using deceit, fraud, trickery to gain unfair or dishonest advantage

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Myriad

noun - an indefinitely vast number of persons or things
adjective - of an infinitely great number

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Erratic

adjective - lacking consistency, regularity, or uniformity
verb - to err — miscalculate, make an error

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Rigmarole (rigamarole)

noun - an elaborate or complicated procedure; meaningless talk

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Susceptible

adjective - affected by deep emotions or strong feelings; sensitive; vulnerable

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Virtuous

adjective - having an interest in virtue, goodness and/or sincerity
noun - virtue

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Amnesic

adjective - given to partial or total loss of memory; highly forgetful
noun - amnesia, amnesiac

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Duplicitous

adjective - being deceptive in speech or conduct; two-faced (think of duplicate)

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Assuage

verb - to lessen the intensity of something that pains or distresses

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Plausible

adjective - appearing to be true; reasonable, seemingly logical or correct