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Flashcards in Vocab 1/13 Deck (15):
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demanding strict attention torules and procedures

stringent

2

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

interloper

3

make amends for or atone for a wrong you or someone else has committed

expiate

4

to make it go faster or speed up the process

expedite

5

you really, really, hate it. find repungnant

abominate

6

attribute or credit to

ascribe

7

a word you use to talk about things that "just kind of happen," not because they just come along

adventitious

8

give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

enjoin

9

to feel or express sympathy or compassion

commiserate

10

the adoption of the behavior patterns of your surrounding culture

acculteration

11

deviating from a straight course

circuitous

12

a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

ferment

13

harsh or corrosive in tone

vitrolic

14

influence or urge by gentle urging caressing or flattering

wheedle

15

to steal private property

peculate