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Antics

(n.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions

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Avowed

(adj.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledge

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Banter

(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease (n.)talk that is playful and teasing

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Bountiful

(adj.) giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly

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Congested

(adj.) overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess

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Detriment

(n.) harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage

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Durable

(adj.) sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time; (n.) consumer goods used repeatably over a series of years

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Enterprising

(adj.) energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination

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Frugal

(adj.) economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager

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Gingerly

(adj.) with extreme care or caution

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Glut

(v.) to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing; (n.) an over supply

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Incognito

(adj.) in a disguised state, under an assumes name or identity; (n.) the state of being disguised; a person in disguise

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Invalidate

(v.) to make valueless, take away all force or effect

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Legendary

(adj.) describe in well-known stories; existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life

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Maim

(v.) to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate

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Minimize

(v.) to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before

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Oblique

(adj.) slanting or sloping; not straightforward or direct

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Veer

(v.) to change direction of course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve

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Venerate

(v.) to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect

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Wanton

(adj.) reckless, heartless, unjustifiable, loose in morals; (n.) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals