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Cater

VERB

To satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant; to supply food and service

2

Available

ADJECTIVE

Ready for use, at hand

3

Customary

ADJECTIVE

Usual, expected, routine

4

Dissuade

VERB

To persuade not to do something

5

Entrepreneur

NOUN

a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business

6

Firebrand

NOUN

a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker; an extremely energetic or emotional person

7

Hazard

As a NOUN
risk, peril

As a VERB
to expose to danger or harm; to gamble

8

Hinder

VERB


To delay; to stop or prevent from happening

9

Homicide

NOUN

the killing of one person by another

10

Indifference

NOUN

a lack of interest or concern

11

Indignant

ADJECTIVE

filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy or mean

12

Indispensable

ADJECTIVE

absolutely necessary, not to be neglected

13

Lubricate

VERB

to apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery, or easier to use

14

Mutual

ADJECTIVE

shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more

15

Pelt

VERB

to throw a stream of things, to strike successively; to hurry

16

Plague

NOUN

an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths; a widespread evil

17

Poised

ADJECTIVE

balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action

18

Regime

NOUN

a government in power

19

Transparent

ADJECTIVE

allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood; easily seen through

20

Unscathed

ADJECTIVE

wholly unharmed, not injured