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English Vocab 1-15 (finals)

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accost
* to approach and speak to in a hostile or agressive manner
mollify
* to soothe anger or hostility

* to make less intense or violent
provocation
* something that incites anger or stirs to action
redress
* compensation or satisfaction for a wrong doing

* to correct;remedy; to compensate
correlate
* to put in a mutual relation

* to show a connection between
disseminate
* to scatter widely; to spread about
periphery
* the edge or border or an area

* the surrounding area
pervasive
* tending to spread throughout
eccentric
* not conforming to normal or usual behavior; odd; peculiar
eclectic
*selected or mad up of elements from various sources
ecstatic
* overwhelemed with intense joy or delight
euphemism
* The use of a mild or less direct word or phrase in a place of one considered blunt or offensive
ameliorate
* to make or become better; improve
consternation
* a feeling of alarm or dismay characterized by confusion or fear.
prudent
* wise and sensible in handling practical matters.

* careful or cautious in conduct

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