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ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.