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askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval