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prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
reimburse - repay; pay back
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
recline - lie down
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch