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dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
illimitable - infinite; limitless
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal