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drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)