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reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
mollify - soothe an angry person
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith