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incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises