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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.
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
adversary - opponent; enemy
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior