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taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
distend - expand; swell out
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
vulpine - like a fox; crafty