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burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
buccaneer - pirate
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous