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frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
unravel - disentangle; solve
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy