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EN. 102

solicitous

showing care, attention, or concern

restive

[restare- keep back] impatient, refusing to move.

antipathy

[pathos-feelings] feeling of aversion, repugnance

mollify

[mollis- soft] calm feelings, soothe

innocuous

[in- not + nocuus- harmful] harmless, inoffensive, insipid

apace

rapidly, swiftly

intimidate

[in- not, timidus- timid] to make timid or fearful- esp. to compel or deter by threats

blatant

loud and noisy

adjunct

something joined to something else but in a dependent or subordinate position

rampant

[ramp- to rear up on hind legs and stretch out on forelegs] marked by a menacing wildness, extravagance, or absence of restraint; widespread

hegemony

[hegemon- leader] The predominant influence, as of a state, region, or group, over another or others.

preponderance

superiority in weight, power, importance, or strength

acrimonious

rancorous, bitter, and sharp

dire

calamitous, warning of consequences

envisage

to conceive an image

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