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concurrent
adj. occuring at the same time
courier
n. a messenger
cursory
adj. hasty, not thorough
discursive
adj. rambling, digressive
incur
tr.v. to bring something upon oneself
incursion
n. an attack on enemy territory, a raid
precursor
n. something that precedes something else
recourse
n. a turning to something or someone for aid
recurrent
adj. happening repeatedly
succor
n. help in time of distress
acrimonius
adj. bitter in language or tone
chastise
tr.v. to punish for misbehavior or wrongdoing
derogatory
adj. detracting from the character of
disparage
tr.v. to speak of as unimportant or inferior
harass
tr.v. to bother or torment persistently
impugn
tr.v. to critize or refuse by augmentation
innuendo
n. a roundabout, often spiteful reference
invective
n. sharp, insulting words used to attack
reprove
tr.v. to scold or correct with kindly intent
vilify
tr.v. to utter slanderous statements against
aegis
n. sponsorship, protection
amends
n. compensation for insult, loss, or injury
concilliatory
adj. tending to win over or soothe
conducive
adj. tending to cause or help bring about
extricate
tr.v. to free from entanglement
foster
tr.v. to promote the developement or growth of
importune
tr.v. to press with insistent requests
mediate
tr.v. to help opposing sides come to agreement
mitigate
tr.v. to make less severe or intense
rectify
tr.v. to set right, remedy