1. alloy
    to commigle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
  2. appropriate
    to take for one's own use, confiscate
  3. arrest, arresting
    to suspend; to engage; holding one's attention: as in arrested adolescence, an arresting portrait
  4. august
    majestic, venerable
  5. bent
    leaning, inclination, proclivity, tendency
  6. broach
    bring up, announce, begin to talk about
  7. brook
    to tolerate, endure, countenance
  8. cardinal
    major, as in cardinal sin
  9. chauvinist
    a blindly devouted patriot
  10. color
    to change as if by dyeing, i.e., to distort, gloss or affect
  11. consequential
    pompous, self-inportant
  12. damp
    to diminish the intensity or check the vibration of sound
  13. die
    a tool used for shaping, as a tool-and-die shop
  14. essay
    to test or try; attemp, experiment
  15. exact
    to demand, call for, require, take
  16. fell
    • to cause to fall by striking
    • inhumanly cruel
  17. flag
    to sag or droop, to become spiritless, to decline
  18. flip
    sarcastic, impertinent, as in flippant
  19. ford
    to wade across the shallow part of a river or stream
  20. grouse
    to complain or grumble
  21. guy
    a rope, cord, or cable attached to something as a brace or guide; to steady or reinforce using a guy
  22. intimate
    to imply, suggest, or insinutate
  23. list
    to tilt or lean to one side
  24. lumber
    to move heavily and clumsily
  25. meet
    fitting, proper
  26. milk
    to exploit, to squeeze every last ounce of
  27. mince
    pronounce or speak affectedly, euphemize, speak too carefully. Also to take tiny steps, tiptoe
  28. nice
    exacting, fastidious, extremely precise
  29. obtain
    to established, accepted, or customary
  30. occult
    hidden, conceled, beyond comprehension
  31. pedestrian
    commonplace, trite, unremarkable, quotidian
  32. pied
    multicolored, usually in blotches
  33. pine
    to lose vigor; to yearn
  34. pluck
    courage, spunk, fortitude
  35. plastic
    moldable, pliable, not rigid
  36. prize
    to pry, to press or force with a lever; something taken by force, spoils
  37. rail
    to complain about bitterly
  38. rent
    torn, past of rend; an opening or tear
  39. quail
    to lose courage, turn frightened
  40. qualify
    to limit
  41. sap
    • to enervate or weaken the vitality of
    • a fool or nitwit
  42. scurvy
    contemptible, despicable
  43. singular
    exceptional, unusual, odd
  44. stand
    a group of trees
  45. steep
    to saturate or completely soak, as in to let a tea bag steep
  46. strut
    the supporting structural cross-part of a wing
  47. table
    to remove from consideration
  48. tender
    to proffer or offer
  49. waffle
    to equivocate; to change one's position
  50. wag
    wit, joker
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