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Accost

approach and speak to a person; boldly or aggressively

2

Chafe

warm by rubbing; make sore (by rubbing); to wear away or irritate by rubbing; to annoy, vex; to warm by rubbing, as with hands

3

Cogitate

think over; to take careful thought or think carefully about; ponder

4

Concede

admit; yield; to acknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true, just, or proper; admit; to yield or grant (a privilege or a right)

5

Deprecate

express disapproval of; protest against; belittle; to press disapproval of; deplore. To belittle, depreciate

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Despoil

plunder; to sack, plunder; to deprive of something valuable by force; rob

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Disconcert

confuse; upset; embarrass; to upset the self-possession of; ruffle. To frustrate by throwing into disorder; disarrange. to confuse the faculties of, to disturb the composure of

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Embellish

adorn; ornament (to decorate) ; To make beautiful as by ornamentation; decorate. To add ornaments or fictitious details to - as adding false facts to a true story

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Evince

show clearly

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Feign

pretend; to give false appearance of

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Expedite

hasten; to speed up the process of; to execute the process quickly

12

heed

pay attention to; consider

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Glower

scowl; to look or stare at angrily or sullenly

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lament

grieve; express sorrow; to express grief for or about

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supplicate

petition humbly;pray to grant a favorite ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying. to make a humbly entreaty to