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anecdote

(n) a short story of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident

consolidate

(v) to combine into one body or system; to unite

counterfeit

(n) an imitation intended to be passed off deceptively as real, a forgery (v) to make fraudulent copies (adj) fake, bogus or phony

docile

(adj) obedient; easily managed or taught, gentle

dominate

(v) to influence with control; to rule over by strength, control; to tower over

entreat

(v) to ask for or request seriously; to beg, plead

fallible

(adj) capable of making a mistake; imperfect

fickle

(adj) lacking loyalty; unpredictably changeable

fugitive

(n) someone running from the law

grimy

(adj) covered with ingrained dirt or soot; dirty or filthy

iota

(n) a very small quantity or degree

maul

(n) a heavy hammer; (v) to injure by a rough beating, to bruise

potential

(n) something that has the ability or capacity to come into being; (adj) possible or capable of happening

radiant

(adj) shining, bright, giving forth light or energy

rural

(adj) of, relating to or characteristic of the country or rustic farm areas

substantial

(adj) considerable in importance, value, degree, amount or extent

tactful

(adj) skilled in handling difficult situations or people; diplomatic

tamper

(v) to interfere with; to meddle

ultimate

(adj) final, conclusive; the highest possible

uncertainty

(n) doubt; the state of being unsure

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