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optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
seasoned - experienced
uproar - noisy confusion
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale