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sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
veracious - (of a person) truthful
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
betroth - become engaged to marry
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in