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::: 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)
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: deface - mar; disfigure
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
::: mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
::: multiform - having many forms
::: apothecary - druggist; pharmacist