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accost - approach and speak first to a person
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
vex - annoy; distress
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.