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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.
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
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
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless