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intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
abridge - condense or shorten
ventral - abdominal
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.