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thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
augment - increase; add to
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
gnarled - twisted
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
pliant - flexible; easily influenced