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clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb