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aberrant
deviating from a pattern or rule, strange or unusual

"When people drink, they often engage in aberrant or strange behavior"
erroneous
wrong or inaccurate

"I hate when Jacob gives me erroneous information about our Spanish class; sometimes I feel he tells me wrong information on purpose"
errant
wandering or straying;deviating from the regular or proper course; erring;

" I really wish I could get my errant dog to return home; he escaped when I left the door open"
degrade
v.to lower in dignity or esteem; insult

"Some parents think Coach William degrades and insults the girls when he screams at them in the middle of the games"
aberrant
adj -deviating from a pattern or rule;departing from the right, normal, or usual course.

"When one drinks, one often displays abberrant or unusual behavior"
congress-
n. a coming together, a formal meeting or assembly of representatives for the discussion, arrangement, or promotion of some matter of common interest. - the act of coming together; an encounter; meeting. or
an association, especially one composed of representatives of various organizations.

"The goal of the Congress of Vienna was to promote peace among the warring countries"
egress
v. act of going out; exit

"You must never egress through the back door of the house without being absolutely sure that it's closed"
convene
v. to call together, to assemble

"My coach convened a meeting to explain to the team what the plans for the summer are"
covenant
n.a mutual or legal agreement

"Marriage is a covenant between 2 people who love each other - they promise to be loyal to each other and love each other until death"
circumvent
v.to avoid by going around; bypass

" Gabrielle Sevilla always looks for ways to circumvent the rules of an establishment, specially if she can save money"
cursory
adj. hasty and superficial, going rapidly over something, without noticing details; hasty; superficial:

"My cursory studying skills are going to prevent me from acing biology and math; I should be more carefull and detailed when studying"
convene
to call together, to assemble
precursor
that which comes before; forerunner
a person or thing that precedes, as in a job, a method, etc.; predecessor.

"Drinking is a precursor for trouble for minors; when you drink trouble often follows."
covenant
a mutual or legal agreement
recourse
help for a problem; solution

"Your only recourse to a hard biology class is to study more carefully and review everything"
incursion
an attack on another's territory; a raid, a hostile entrance into or invasion of a place or territory, especially a sudden one;

"The troops planned an incursion (invasion)into enemy territory"