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actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
viscid - adhesive; gluey
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.