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Flashcards in January 13 Deck (15):
1

Interloper

Someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

2

Expiate

Make amends for

3

Expedite

Process fast and efficiently

4

Abominate

Find repugnant (to hate)

5

Ascribe

Attribute or credit to

6

Adventitious

Associated by chance and not an integral part (just kind of happened)

7

Enjoin

Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

8

Commiserate

To feel or express sympathy or compassion

9

Acculturation

The adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

10

Circuitous

Deviating from a straight course

11

Ferment

A state of agitation or turbulent change or development
(Agitation, unrest)

12

Vitriolic

Harsh or corrosive in tone

13

Wheedle

Influence or argue by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

14

Peculate

Appropriate (as property entrusted to ones care) fraudulently for ones own use
(Embezzle)

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Stringent

Demanding strict attention to rules and proceedurs