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compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
nutritious - providing nourishment
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform