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WORDS AND THEIR MEANING


allay (v.)
- calm
bolster (v.)
- reinforce, uphold
curb (n.)
- restraint, restriction
dash (v.)
- make quick journey
edge (v.)
- move gradually

envoy (n.)
- diplomat
flak (n.)
- heavy criticism
gag (v.)
- prevent from speaking
hitch (n.)
- problem that causes delay
irk (v.)
- to case to be angry or
annoyed
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