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jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes