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instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
agenda - items of business at a meeting
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
celerity - speed; rapidity
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question