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flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous