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to approach and speak first accost
a commentindicating strong critiscisim ordissaproval animadversion
straying or wandering from a straight or direct course devious
to approach and speak to first accost
deliberately setting or causing fires,designed to start fires. incendiary
a comment containing strong criticisim or dissaprval animadersion
a solemn agreement covenant
asking hubly and earnestly supplaint
to move in waves or with wavelike motion malestrom
improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sacred sacrilige
an object that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magial powers talisman
without delay or formality, briefly, conscicely summarily
having a salty tasteandunpleasant to drink brackish
swiftness, rapidity of motion or action celerity
a mythical bird, usually identified with the kingfisher, said to breed about the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea, and to have the power of charming winds and waves into calmness halcyon
pertaining to actors and their techniques, theatrical, artiicial, melodramatic. histrionic
a move that involves sacrifice to get a greater gain avid
nearsighted, prude, narrowminded myopic
open to view or knowledge; not concealed or secret: overt hostility. overt
having a disparaging, derogatory, or belittling effect or force pejorative
to put forward or offer for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; set forth; propose propound
conformity to established standards of good or proper behavior or manners. 2. appropriateness to the purpose or circumstances; suitability. propriety
a whirlpool of great size and violence, a situation resembling a whirlpool or violence undulate
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