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adroit adroit
Dexterous; deft.

In other words, we expect quite a lot from the "adroit" waiter from the point of view of active knowledge gathering and skillful orchestration of movements based on the current cognitive map -- representation of the world and management of the body. - Archive 2009-05-01

bogus bogus
Not true; fake.

The politician's allegations against the prime minister were completely bogus.

impede impede
To retard or obstruct the progress of. See Synonyms at hinder1.

Does the R behind my name impede you from having a true debate? - Think Progress » Congressman: ‘I Fear…We Will Have Many More Muslims In The United States’

loathe loathe
To hate, detest, revile.

Yeah you probably right, but the hypocrisy and deceit of the Republicans which Americans loathe is simply unmatched! - CNN Poll: Americans think Sanford should resign

revere revere

In his current column at Politico, the oh-so-funny Mike Allen asks: Do reporters 'revere' Senator Clinton? - Archive 2007-11-01

rudimentary rudimentary

They were introduced in rudimentary fashion in Second Edition and became a full-fledged system in Third Edition. - 4e PHB Readthrough – Chapter 5: Skills « Geek Related

skirmish skirmish


terse terse
Brief, concise, to the point.


trivial trivial


verify verify



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