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::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
::: chasm - abyss; very deep crack
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
::: hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images