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intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
humid - damp; N. humidity
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
consternation - great shock; dismay
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
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.
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion