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::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
::: execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
::: cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
::: billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents