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proliferate
verb- to grow or increase swiftly
prolific
adjective - producing large volumes or amountss
prosaic
dull; unimaginative
they are so messed up they have to eat PROZAC
putrefy
to rot; to decay and give off a foul odor
dead lizard in petre dish in science class
quaff
to drink deeply
a fountain going all the way down to the knees
querulous
prone to complaining or grumbling; quarrelsome
full of queries (complaining)
and ruly (quarrelsome)
quiescence
stillness; motionlessness
the essence of quietness is actually stillness
quixotic
foolishly impractical; excessively romantic
exotic
quotidian
occuring or recurring daily, common
quot-ed so often
rancorous
characterized by bitter, long-lasting resentment
historical resentment going down the ranks
bitterness is long-lasting like a historic chorus
rarefy
to make or become thin, less dense, to refine
recalcitrant
obstinately defiant of authority
recall the city tramp
recondite
hidden; concealed; difficult to understand
re (back, backward)
con (related to mind)
redoubtable
awe-inspiring; worthy of honor
even after you redoubt and redoubt, it is still the good thing
refulgent
shiny
fulger's coffee
renege
to fail to honor a commitment
renegades do not do PhDs
repudiate
to refuse to have anything to do with; disown
to deviate from any reputation
rescind
to invalidate, to repeal, to retract
from court
reticent
quiet, reluctent to express thoughts
tac/tic = to be silent
salubrious
promoting health or well-being
lubricating the bones
sanction
authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance
sanctity has both positive and negative aspects of it
three self church runs on both authoritative permission and also penalties to enforce compliance (you need to do church a certain way)
shard
a piece of broken pottery or glass
solitous
concerned and attentive; eager
the rare person would pay attention to the solicitor at the doorstep
soporific
causing drowsiness; tending to induce sleep
stupor
sordid
characterized by filth, grime, or foul
sort - of - did a bath but not really
spurious
lacking authenticity or validity, false
squalid
sordid, dirty from neglect
squatter
stymie
to block, thwart
tie me
subpoena
a court ofder requiring appearance and/or testimony
superflous
exceeding what is sufficient or necessary
flu = to flow