Unit 12 Vocab

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Accelerate

To increase the rate of movement, growth, or progress of something

Adulate

To flatter in a servile manner

Annihilate

To reduce to nothingness; to destroy the organized existence of anything

Emaciate

To become or cause to become abnormally thin, as by starvation or sickness

Execrate

To curse or denounce violently; to detest utterly

Fluctuate

To vary or change irregularly; to waver

Intimidate

To make timid; to make fearful by threats or violence

Iterate

To say or mention again or repeatedly

Mitigate

To make or become less severse or painful; to moderate

Palliate

To cause (a fault or crime) to appear less serious; to ease the effects of something without curing

Palpitate

To quiver, flutter, or tremble; to beat quickly, said especially of the heart

Propitate

To conciliate a power; to cause to be favorably inclined

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