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ambrosia - food of the gods
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
hovel - shack; small wretched house
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated