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gusty - windy
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
indite - write; compose
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act