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problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
crone - hag; ugly old woman
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
pillage - plunder
awful - terrible; very bad
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.