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aggressive
characterized by combative readiness
egress
a going or coming out, a place of exit
gradation
a step in an ordered scale (measuring cup)
grade
a stage in a process
gradient
the rate of decent or acent
gradual
proceeding by steps or degrees
graduate
to pass from one stage or step to another
graduated
having passed from one stage to another
progressive
moving forward
regressive
tending to move back to previous or worse conditions
retrograde
moving in a backword direction
retrogression
a return to a former state
transgression
passing beyond limits; a violation of a law or command
mandate
an athoratative order
mandatory
obligitory, marked by requirement
remand
to order back; to send baack in order
countermand
a contrary order
writ of mandamus
a written, legal order
post mortem
after death
mortality
able to be killed
immortality
not capable of dying
morral
one who can die
mortify
to destroy the strehth or vitality of; shame
admonish
(v) to express warning or disapproval
admonition
(n) a warning or disapproval
admonitory
(adj0 expressing a warning or disapproval
monitor
(v) to warn or instruct
(n) one that warns or instructs
monument
a reminder of someone or something great
premonition
(n) a warning before, ahead of time
premonitory
(adj) giving warning
biped
two footed animal
centipede
one hundred-legged bug
pedal
a lever pressed by the foot
pedestrian
(n) one who travels by foot
(adj) ordinary, lacking imagination
impede
(v) to interfere with progress
impediment
(n) something that interferes with progress
expedite
to accelerate a process
velocipede
a vehicle propelled by it's rider (a bicycle or tricycle)
detention
the act of holding back
pertinent
having clear relevance
impertinent
not having clear relevance
pertinacious
stubborn; firmly adherring to an opinion
retentive
having the power to hold back or keep
retinue
a group of attendance
tenacity
(n) the quality of persistantly adherring to an opinion
tenancy
the holding of an office or position
untenable
incapable of being maintained or defended
omnibus
something that contains many items
omnifarious
of all kindss, forms, variety
omnificent
unlimited in power (creativity)
omnipotent
unlimited power of authority (authority)
omniscient
all knowing
omnipresent
everywhere at once
omnivorous
eating everything