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myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules