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accost - approach and speak first to a person
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)