To tell as a secret – confide
confess: to confess is to admit to a wrong doing
To work hard or try hard –strive
To make strong – Fortify
To pull or tear down – demolish
To annoy : to irritate – pester
To stare in anger – glare
To confuse completely – bewilder
apology – to show remorse for a wrong doing
to dislike even the mere mention of something – loathe
Richy coloured ,splendid – gorgeous
Worked out with great care – boisterous
Giving a warm welcome - hospitality
Not running or flowing - stagnant
Very scornful – contemptuous
Stubborn - obstinate
Requiring much work – laborious
Rough, violent- tumultuous
Successful thriving – prosperous
Causing strong dislike - repulsive
Well-known, famous – distinguished
Not to be forgotten - memorable
ponderous – slow but with intent (a tortoise, which is slow but not clumsy)
extensive and detailed- elaborate
Bright shining – radiant
Quick at learning – Intelligent
Self important – arrogant
Not moving – stationary
desperate and urgent – frantic
The thief struggle violently.
We waited patiently.
The robin chirped awkwardly.
The child wept uproariously.
The old man fell mournfully to his knees (needs a predicate)
The champion fought courageously.
The miser lives frugally.
He ate his food hungrily.
He raised his hat politely.
The cows grazed contentedly.
The wind howled merrily.
The girls danced gracefully.
The baby slept distinctly (cannot be used in with that noun/verb.)
He speaks bitterly about the war (again, needs a predicate).
I know him intimately
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