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accelerate - move faster
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
inter - bury; N. interment
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
gusty - windy
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct