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celerity - speed; rapidity
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards