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::: elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
::: efface - rub out; remove the surface of