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ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
expedite - hasten; make go faster
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
supple - flexible; limber; pliant