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dynasty
powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position or power for some time
foretaste
an advance indication sample or warning
germinate
to begin to grow, come into being
humdrum
ordinary, dull, routine, without variation
hurtle
to rush violently, dash headlong, to fling or hurl forcefully
insinuate
to suggest or hint slyly, to edge into something indirectly
interminable
endless, so long as to seem endless
adjacent
near, next to, adjoining
interrogate
to ask questions, examine by questioning
recompense
(v) to pay back, give a reward
(n) a payment for loss, service, or injury
renovate
to repair, restore to good condition, make new again
resume
a brief summary, a short written account of one's education, working experience, or qualifications for a job
trickle
(v) to flow or fall by drops or in a small stream
(n) a small, irregular quantity of anything
trivial
not important, minor, ordinary, commonplace
truce
a pause in fighting, temporary peace
vicious
evil, bad, spiteful; having bad habits or an ugly disposition; painfully severe or extreme
sullen
silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment, slow moving, sluggish
alight
(v) to get down from, step down from, to come down from the air, land
(adj) lighted up
barren
not productive, bare
disrupt
to break up, disturb