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Flourish
to thrive, to grow well
Fugitive
a person who is elusive or hard to find, wandering
Grievous
characterized by severe suffering or sorrow, serious or grave
Harbingers
things that precede and forcast
Idolartry
worship of idols, excessive devotion
Imperious
extremely overbearing
Improvidence
not poviding for the future, not thrifty
Impudent
disrespectful, characterized by improper bold behavior
Incipient
beginning to come into being, the early stage of something
Kindle
to start a fire, to stir up
Luxuriant
abundant in growth, very fertile
Malevolence
ill will or evil intentions
Malicious
motivated by hate or deliberate intent to harm
Mirth
gladness and merriment usually accompanied by laughter
Ominous
threatening
Pacifistic
opposed to war or use of force
Perpetuate
to prolong the existence of something
Plaintive
mournful and expressing sorrow
Plumage
feathers of a bird
Poignant
piercing, incisive, and keen
Potent
powerful, having a strong effect
Profane
showing contempt toward sacred things
Refuge
shelter or place of protection
Rend
to tear violently, to split
Resilient
ability to return to a former state
Resolute
characterized by a decided purpose
Revere
to honor, to regard with respect
Sonorous
resonant, producing a full and rich sound
Succulent
very juicy
Superfluous
beyond what is needed or required, an overflow
Tentative
not fully worked out, provisional, uncertain
Vibrant
full of life
Vivid
bright, distinct, and clear
Voluble
ability to use words easily, fluent and glib
Wily
cunning, crafty
Woe
great sorrow, grieft, or misfortune
Zeal
enthusiasm, fervor
Zealot
one who embraces a cause and supports it with vigor