Select the most appropriate set of words from the given choices to fill in the blanks.

My inward petition was instantly _______________. First, a delightful cold wave descended over my back and under my feet, ________________ all discomfort.

A. acknowledged, banishing

B. repudiated, infuriating

C. acceded, exacerbating

D. decimated, assuaging

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".