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  1. adulterate
    • to corrupt
    • syn: to contaminate, sully
    • ant: purify,expurgate
  2. ambidextrous
    • able to use both hands equally well
    • syn: versatile, facile
    • ant: clumsy, maladroit
  3. augment
    • to make larger
    • syn: supplement, amplify
    • ant: decrease, diminsh
  4. bereft
    • deprived; made unhappy through a loss
    • syn: bereaved
    • ant: replete; well-deprived
  5. deploy
    • to position;to utilize to form up
    • syn: station organize
  6. Dour
    • stern;unyielding; gloomy; ill-humored
    • syn: harsh;bleak; saturnine
    • ant: cheery;inviting; genial
  7. fortitude
    • courage in facing difficulties
    • syn: steadfastness; meddle
    • ant: fearfulness; timidity
  8. gape
    • to stare with open mouth
    • syn: gawk: ogle
  9. gibe
    • to utter taunting word; syn: ridicule; deride
    • an expression of scorn ; ant: compliment; praise
  10. guise
    • an external appearance; cover;mask
    • syn: costume; mask
  11. insidious
    • intended to deceive; sly; treacherous
    • syn: cunning perfidious
    • ant: frank; praise
  12. intimation
    • a hint; indirect suggestion
    • syn: clue; inkling
  13. opulent
    • wealthy; luxurious; grandiose
    • syn: rich; plentiful; abundant
    • ant: wretched; destitute
  14. pliable
    • easily bent; flexible; easily influenced
    • syn: supple; adaptable;resilient
    • ant: rigid; recalcitrant
  15. reiterate
    • to say again
    • syn: restate; recapitulate
    • ant:
  16. stolid
    • not easily , moved mentally or emotionally
    • syn: impassive; phlegmatic
    • ant: emotional; sensitive
  17. tentative
    • experimental in nature; uncertain
    • syn: provisional; inconclusive
    • ant: definite; confirmed
  18. unkempt
    • not combed; untidy; rude
    • syn: disheveled ; disordered
    • ant: tidy;neat; natty
  19. verbatim
    • word for word; exactly as said/written
    • syn: exact; precisely
    • ant: paraphrased
  20. warily
    • cautiously; with great care
    • syn: prudently;gingerly
    • ant: recklessly; heedlessly

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