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egress
The act of coming or going out; emergence.
gradient
A rate of inclination; a slope.
regressive
Tending to return or revert.
retrograde
Moving or tending backward.
transgress
To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary); exceed or overstep.
expedite
To speed up the progress of; accelerate.
impede
To retard or obstruct the progress of.
impediment
Something that impedes; a hindrance or obstruction.
intact
Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way.
intangible
Incapable of being perceived by the senses.
tactile
Perceptible to the sense of touch; tangible.
tangent
Making contact at a single point or along a line; touching but not intersecting.
prehensile
Adapted for seizing, grasping, or holding, especially by wrapping around an object. OR Having keen intellect; insightful.
abject
Brought low in condition or status. OR Being of the most contemptible kind.
conjecture
Inference or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
interject
To insert between other elements; interpose.
avert
To turn away.
divert
To turn aside from a course or direction.
extrovert
An individual interested in others or in the environment as opposed to or to the exclusion of self.
pervert
person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
emissary
An agent sent on a mission to represent or advance the interests of another.
emit
To give or send out (matter or energy).
intermittent
Stopping and starting at intervals.
remiss
Lax in attending to duty; negligent.
remit
To transmit (money) in payment.
colloquy
A conversation, especially a formal one.
elocution
The art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized.
loquacious
Very talkative; garrulous.
somniferous
Inducing sleep; soporific.
vociferous
Making, given to, or marked by noisy and vehement outcry.