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mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man