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Aggressive

Hostile; pushy; stepping into someone's space with forceful energy

Centigrade

Celsius; temperature rating on the thermometer made up of a 100 degree intervals or steps between the freezing and boiling points of water

Degrade

To reduce someone's worth or value; to make someone step down to a lower position or rank; to move down a step in social status

Digress

To stray away from the main topic; to step away from the topic and lose clarity; to wander in thoughts or ideas

Gradual

A slow change; a step-by-step change

Graduate

To move up a step in education ( usually out of a school)

Progress

To move a step in a positive direction; to improve; to move a step closer to the goal

Progression

A step-by-step sequence within a continuous series

Regress

To go back; to move backward; to move a step back

Upgrade

To move up a step or level ; to improve in quality

Apposition

A word or phrase placed next to another word in order to define or identify it

Compose

to put ideas into writing; to write a musical piece; to create or produce

Depose

To remove from office or power; to take out of place; to put down

Deposit

To put money into an account

Expose

To pout something out for other to see

Imposition

Something that is a burden to someone else; to put your needs above someone else's to the point that it's a burden for others

Juxtapose

To place side-by-side for the purpose of comparing and contrasting

Post

To put something on a board for everyone to see; to display

Proposal

A plan or offer that is usually put down in writing

Transpose

To put in a different order or place; to reverse or transfer the order