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1

apt

suitable, fitting, quick to learn

2

awry

in a turned or twisted position, out of the hoped for course

3

bludgeon

a short club used as a weapon

4

capitulate

giving up

5

chafe

to warm by rubbing

6

defile

to make unclean or dirty, to destroy the purity of

7

dire

dreadful, causing fear or suffering

8

disarming

charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness

9

disgruntled

in bad humor, discontented, annoyed

10

encroach

trespass

11

endow

to furnish, equip

12

fend

to ward off, resist , to get along, manage

13

impunity

freedom from punishment

14

mien

air, manner, appearance

15

penal

having to do with punishment

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pertinent

relate to the matter at hand, to the point

17

predominant

the greatest in strength or power, most common

18

prodigy

something wonderful or marvelous

19

recluse

hermit

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renown

fame, glory