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English Words Part 2 Review 1-7

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abbreviate
to shorten
brevity
quality of being brief; shortness in time
accessible
easily entered, approached, or obtained
proceed
to go forward, especially after stopping
regression
a movement backward to an earlier state
accelerate
to increase the speed of
marine
of or pertaining to the sea
pugnacious
having a quarrelsome or aggressive nature
repugnant
distastefu;, offensive, or revolting
removable
able to be taken or carried away
immobile
motionless; unable to move
promotion
an advancement in rank or position
retract
to draw or pull back
convince
to persuade by argument or evidence
extraction
process of withdrawing or pulling out
construct
to form by putting together parts
infrastructure
underlying framework of a system