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dearth - scarcity
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
doggerel - poor verse
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
abridge - condense or shorten
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
girth - distance around something; circumference
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess